Monday March 11, 2013
Lahad Datu: Groups contribute RM30,000 to police fund
KUALA LUMPUR: The MCA Public Service and Complaints Department and the National Council of Justices of Peace have each donated RM5,000 to policemen killed in the security operations against the foreign militants in Sabah.
The money was given to the Royal Malaysian Police Welfare Fund.
“Those police officers who protected the country and fought in the frontline will always be the nation’s heroes,” said department head Datuk Seri Michael Chong yesterday.
The council was represented by its deputy president Datuk Seri William Lim.
Those interested in donating can send their cheques to “Tabung Kebajikan PDRM” and mail it to the department c/o: Datuk Seri Michael Chong, Wisma MCA, Public Service and Complaints Department, 7th Floor, No. 163, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.
For more information, call Wisma MCA at 03-2203 3888.
“There are protests against him and this is because many people feel strongly against his irresponsible remark,” he said after closing the Rimup sports carnival in Pasir Panjang Laut yesterday.
Kong was responding to the protests against Tian Chua by a group of 50 demonstrators in front of the Manjung district police headquarters on Saturday.
Tian Chua had reportedly uttered that the standoff with the foreign militants was an Umno conspiracy.