to add on to the list http://whatalulu.blogspot.com/2006/08/lulu-not-feeling-safe-rela-roaming.html
i think these RELA are big greedy bullies who think that just because they have a uniform and a badge, you have to kowtow to them. Their favourite targets - foreign workers and youngsters. This is something new.
The report in full
Rela men break locks to enter houses
CHINA Press front-paged complaints from residents of about 10 households in Taman Anggerik, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, that Rela personnel crashed into their homes after breaking door locks and smashing gates, and told them they were looking for illegal workers.
The residents said the Rela personnel acted like gangsters and showed them no
When they asked the Rela personnel to explain why they crashed into their homes, they were told “we are the law.”
One resident said he rented a house to be used as his office and told the Rela personnel no one stayed in the house, but they ignored him and broke the door lock to search the premises.
The daily said the man also claimed cash totalling RM3,756 in his drawer was subsequently found missing.
Another resident said he was upstairs when he heard a commotion and before he could rush downstairs to see what was happening, Rela personnel had broken his gate.
The daily said the residents had lodged a police report.
A lawyer told the paper that the Rela personnel were not police and had no right to crash into the homes of residents and search their homes without a search warrant.