Malaysia

News of IGP’s death false, says PDRM

January 30, 2012

The IGP is currently on a working visit to London. — File picThe IGP is currently on a working visit to London. — File picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 30 — Rumours of Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Ismail Omar’s death while abroad are untrue, according to the Royal Malaysia Police today.

In a brief posting on its Facebook page, the force said: “Rumours that the Inspector-General of Police has passed away in London are totally unfounded.”

It further said that Ismail was faring well.

The IGP is currently in London for an official visit with the Metropolitan Police Service.