Kuala Lumpur, Feb 25: An Indian-origin Sikh was appointed for the highest rank as a Police Commissioner of Kuala Lumpur. He is the first Sikh to be appointed in such a high post in a Muslim majority country.
Amar Singh will be replacing deputy commissioner Tajuddin Mohamed, who has been appointed at the federal headquarters as the Deputy Director of commercial CID next week.
According to Asia Samachar, Amar is a third-generation policeman from his family who achieved the highest ever rank by a Malaysian Sikh.
Amar has a BSc degree from the University of Malaya and did his LLB from the University of Buckingham, UK. He has a diploma in Sharia Law.