13 Interior break-ins solved
Published on: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
By: Johan Aziz

KENINGAU: The police here managed to solve 13 house break-ins and arrested three suspects including two local women. Some 51 items werefound with the suspects, District Police Chief, DSP Shahrudin Mat Husain said.

The suspects, aged between 20 and 43, were remanded under Section 457 of the Penal Code and face, if convicted, a fine and up to five years imprisonment. In the event of theft, prison is term 14 years, and for any offence committed a second or subsequent offence shall also be liable to fine or whipping.

On May 8 at around 2.43pm, a police report was made by a local who said his shop was broken into at Kg Toboh in Tambunan. 

“This, is the first time that the complainants shop has been broken into since it opened three years ago and he suffered estimated loss of RM10,300.

“The  goods missing were the money machine worth RM550, cigarette boxes (RM900), EB BSN machine (RM6,000), reload (RM900), store items (RM1,000), Vivo Y30 silver (RM500), black Vivo (RM350) and Nokia 3110 HP (RM100), “he said.

Acting on the information, a police team from Keningau raided a rented house at Kampung Bulu Silou and arrested a man and two women and confiscated the suspected stolen items.

In a follow-up inspection, a motorcycle and a motorcar were placed outside the house.

According to him, Honda’s dark blue motorcycle registration number SA141V  and the Perodua Kancil white car registration number SAA6303D were suspected to be fake.

“In the raid, police also found five white powder packets stored in a red bag belonging to a man suspect in his room suspected of syabu. The initial screening tests on the three suspects found two of them positive for syabu and would be charged under Section 15 (1) (a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, “he said.

Shahrudin said on May 12 at 1 pm a team of police from the Keningau Criminal Investigation Department headed by Inspector Roning Mulut guided by a suspect showing a spot bush area at the riverside Kampung Sunsuron Tambunan and were found four suspected items namely cashier machines, E- Pay BSN, two cigarettes shelves and one cashier machine component


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