By GM THOMAS
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Ramli Din has been transferred to Bukit Aman. He is due to report in Kuala Lumpur by September 12.
Ramli, who was posted to Sabah in January 2017, will take over as the head of research and development at the IGP Secretariat in Bukit Aman.
Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Fuzi Harun announced the transfers of Ramli and 20 others nationwide late Wednesday.
Pending a replacement, BorneoToday understands that Sabah deputy police commissioner, Datuk Omar Mammah will be acting as the police chief.
Among the other transfers from Sabah are ACP Salim bin Youb, who moves to Melaka as the new chief of Special Branch there.
He was previously deputy head of the Intelligence and Investigation Unit at the State police contingent headquarters in Kepayan.
The head of the Narcotics Department at Kepayan, Supt Mohamed Fadzil Rahman has been transferred to Bukit Aman to be deputy Director Narcotics (Forfeiture of Property unit).
Earlier this month, Kota Kinabalu District Police chief, ACP M Chandrasehkaran was moved to head the Strategic Resource and Technology unit at Kepayan, while his place was taken over by ACP Habibi Majinji.