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MAF image is tarnished by joint training and joint patrolling with the police

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Crime prevention: The newly-formed integrated police-army security team patrolling downtown Kota Damansara yesterday.

I wonder under what section in the Military Act allows a military personnel be assigned to road patrolling during the peace time.

When you downgrade armed forces duty to “jaga jalan” in combating petty crime with the police, MAF’s image is no more than a Nepal security guard. I feel ashamed as an ex-service man.

MAF’s top guns should be professional and remain neutral in politics with one loyalty to the King.

Nizar’s allegation seditious: armed forces

News 2012-04-26 16:54

KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 (Bernama) — The Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) regard the baseless allegation by Perak opposition leader Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin linking the MAF and the prime minister to the outcome of the coming general election as seditious.

MAF chief General Tan Sri Zulkefli Mohd Zin told a news conference here that following the allegation, the MAF would lodge a police report so that the matter could be investigated and action taken against the individual responsible.

He said the whole MAF fraternity was displeased with the Pasir Panjang assemblyman’s baseless accusation as it had the motive […]