Bukit Aman Contingent won the 2017 Inspector-General of Police Ten-Pin Bowling Championship held at Aeon Kinta City on Friday, February 24. With a grand total of 24,398 pins, the contingent was crowned champion defeating its Kedah opponent by a margin of 478 pins.
Bukit Aman Contingent won the Men’s Category while the winner of the Women’s Category was the Selangor Contingent.
A total of 20 police contingents from all over the country competed in the championship.
The championship was officiated by Perak Acting Police Chief, Deputy Commissioner of Police Datuk Hasnan Hassan, who represented the Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid bin Abu Bakar.
Present were Deputy Director of the Department of Management (Administration) Senior Assistant Commissioner (SAC) Datuk Azisman Alias, Deputy Director of Internal Security and Public Order SAC Datuk Mastor Mohd Ariff and the Executive Councillor for Human Resources, Youth and Sport, Dato’ Shahrul Zaman Yahya.
In Khalid’s speech, which was delivered by Hasnan, the IGP said that Police want all ranks to be fit and healthy and being active in sports is one way to stay healthy.
Khalid added that the Police Sports Council will look into developing bowling as a competitive sport in the force.
“Sport not only serves to build our physical toughness, but can also help foster comradeship and teamwork and, indirectly, strengthen our bond as members of a disciplined body,” he stated.