LABUAN – The district criminal investigation division (DCID) received a four-star rating in the handling of criminal cases and exhibits.
Sabah criminal investigation department (CID) chief Salehhuddin Abd Rahman said the number of investigation papers with exhibits had been reduced or resolved significantly from 78 to 30 at present over the last 20 years.
“With the improved performance, the Labuan police contingent has achieved the key performance indicator (KPI) as set in the management of objective (MBO) of the Sabah Royal Malaysian Police, Sabah (PDRM),” he said after inspecting the DCID Labuan Friday.
Meanwhile Sabah prosecuting director Robert Pasang Alam said almost all the investigation papers opened since 1995 in Sabah and Labuan had been resolved.
“A total of 126 investigation papers in several districts in Sabah and Labuan since the last 20 years have been checked and we found 30 cases with exhibits that were resolved in Labuan can now be destroyed,” he added.
Robert reminded police officers involved in the criminal investigation to discharge their duties diligently without compromising the exhibits.
“Verbal recording statement cannot be used as basis to obtain charges, therefore, the evidences for any investigation must be kept systematically and those need to be sent to the Chemistry Department must be done as early as possible,” Robert added.