Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani, has been appointed as the new Inspector-General of Police starting next Tuesday, May 4, after receiving his appointment letter from the Home Minister, Hamzah Zainuddin.
Acryl Sani will replace Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador when his contract ends on May 3. Hamid served two years as police chief. Earlier, there were calls for his contract to be extended, saying he needed more time to address corruption and the “cartel” within the police force.
Acry, 59, was appointed as the Deputy Inspector-General of Police on August 14, 2020.
He previously held the positions of Sarawak police commissioner, Perak police chief, director of the crime prevention and community safety department, director of the commercial crime investigation department and director of the strategic resources and technology department.