Top Malaysian Cop Accuses Home Minister of Political Spying

Special Branch spies on political enemies? Who knew?

Malaysia’s former top cop, Inspector General of Police Mohammed Hamid Bador, opened up a secret hiding in plain sight when last week he accused the home minister, Hamzah Zainuddin (above), of trying to use the police Special Branch unit – its intelligence unit – to spy on his political enemies.

Hamid, who retired recently, accused Hamzah of, among other …

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