Sarawak’s top cop Deputy Comm Datuk Dev Kumar MM Sree has been appointed as Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Acting Director.
Bukit Aman Criminal Investigations Department Director Datuk Huzir Mohamed officially handed over his duties to Dev Kumar on his retirement day which falls today, Thursday (20th May).
After completing his police training in Pulapol Kuala Lumpur, Dev Kumar served as an Investigating Officer (IO) at the central police station in Sarawak between 1982 to 1989. After seven years serving Sarawakians, he was transferred to Peninsular Malaysia and returned back to Sarawak as head of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) between 2015 to 2018.
He was then elevated to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) shortly after the 14th General Elections, 9th May 2018. The respected cop then began his stint as Bukit Aman Crime Prevention and Community Safety Department Deputy Director of Operations on 14th May, 2018.
Dev Kumar who has served three terms in Sarawak, took on the position of Deputy Director Criminal Investigation Department (Intelligence/Operations) at Bukit Aman Headquarters in November 2020.
Congratulations, Datuk Dev Kumar!