Sri Lankan Envoy in Malaysia Provided with Increased Security

khujThe Malaysian Police have stepped-up with the enhanced security at the workplace and residence of Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia,Ibrahim Ansar, following the assault on him on the 4th of September.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said Ibrahim has also been provided with personal security.

“I regret for what had happened, and we have provided him with enhanced security (following the incident),” he said. To date, the police have nabbed five men over the assault, which took place at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

Khalid said that, they were tracking three others, who are still at large. On Friday, two men were charged with rioting and causing hurt to Ibrahim.

The High Commissioner was assaulted at the airport after sending off Daya Gamage, the country’s Primary Industries Minister, who was in Malaysia for the International Conference of Asian Political Parties.