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Police, Photographers Trap, Arrest Robbery Suspects

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KUALA LUMPUR – A group of media photographers, aided by the police nabbed three youths linked to robbing a news portal photographer of a camera, related equipment, mobile phone and laptop in Serdang, Selangor last Sunday. One of the suspects had robbed Malaysia Gazette photographer, Muhammad Affan Fauzi, 21, while the victim was returning to…

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Suspected Bank Robber Shot Dead Upon Leaving Bank

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JOHOR BAHRU – A male foreigner, believed to be a member of the ‘Samun Keluar Bank’ case, was shot dead by police at Jalan Dato Onn Utama, Bandar Dato Onn, near here, last night. Johor Deputy Police Chief, Datuk Mohd Kamarudin Md Din said in the incident at 10.50 pm, a police team from the…

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Four Siblings Nabbed Over Robbery At Goldsmith Shop

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ALOR SETAR – Police have detained four siblings on suspicion of being involved in a robbery at a goldsmith shop at Jalan Kota here last Saturday. Kedah Criminal Investigation Department chief SAC Mior Farid Al Atrash Wahid said the four siblings including a woman aged between 19 and 32 were nabbed in a raid on…

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Cook Dies After Being Stabbed During Robbery

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JOHOR BAHRU – A female cook died after being stabbed during a robbery in Jalan Sutera 1, Taman Sutera, Yong Peng near here today. Batu Pahat district police chief ACP Abdul Wahib Musa said Tan Chi Ann, 46, was walking towards her home in Taman BCB, Yong Peng after visiting her mother when the incident…

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Online Jewellery Trader Shot In RM158,000 Hold-Up

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PASIR MAS – An online jewellery and cosmetics trader was assaulted by three robbers, one of whom shot the victim in the right leg at his office located in a double-storey shophouse in Banggol Kulim here last night. Mohd Irfan Abdullah, 26, sustained a gunshot wound in the calf during the 11.30pm hold-up in the…

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Police Gun Down 2 On ‘Wanted List’ For Armed Robberies

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ALOR GAJAH – Two men on the ‘wanted list’ were killed in a shootout with the police near Taman Sri Bayan in Durian Tunggal here this afternoon. The fugitives, one of whom was an Indonesian, were cruising in a Mercedes–Benz car when a Special Task Force team from Bukit Aman spotted them and ordered the…

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Man Killed In Robbery Attempt By House Owner

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JOHOR BAHRU – A man who broke into a house was killed in a struggle with the house owner in an incident at Jalan Jenawi 3, Taman Puteri Wangsa, Ulu Tiram, near here today. Johor Bahru Selatan district police chief ACP Shahurinain Jais, in a statement here tonight, said the house owner, aged 32, was…

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Senior Cop Among 6 Involved In Ipoh House Robbery

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IPOH – A senior officer was among three police personnel arrested together with an unemployed man for allegedly committing a robbery at a man’s house in the wee hours of Wednesday (Dec 27). During the 2am incident at Kampung Rapat, the suspects had entered the victim’s house and escaped with cash amounting to around RM12,300.…

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Kuching CID Nab 3 Robbery Suspects At Homestay

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KUCHING – Swift action by the Kuching Crime Investigation Department (CID) successfully put the brakes on a samurai and stick wielding duo suspected of having committed four robberies in three districts in a span of two days. Sarawak CID chief Datuk Dev Kumar said the duo both male aged 26 and 24 and a 19-year-old…

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Military Policeman Charged With Murder, Robbery

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MELAKA — A military police sergeant was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with committing robbery and murder. However, no plea was recorded from Darmadi Sulaiman, 35, who was charged with murdering Rahman Pileh, 60, at a house, N0.24, Jalan Perkasa, Taman Bukit Terendak, Melaka, between 7.40 pm and 8.10 pm last July 14. The charge, under Section…

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Victim In Brutal Robbery Out Of Hospital Early

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KAJANG – A brutal robbery at Syazana Amirah Asshaari’s home left her badly scarred but her family is happy that deep inside, she is still her fun-loving and kind self. The 14-year-old was given an early discharge from Hospital Kuala Lumpur but her mother Siti Rafiah Mansor said the teenager needs to go back for…

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Police Cripple Three Robbery Gangs In Klang

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KLANG – Police have busted three robbery gangs with the arrest of 10 suspects in several raids conducted on July 5, 12 and 16. Klang  Utara police chief ACP Mazelan Paijan said with the arrests, police believed they would be able to resolve about 30 robbery cases involving  24-hour stores and eateries around the district. “The first gang comprising three men was…

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Enhance Security Features At Jewellery Shop

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KUALA TERENGGANU – Jewellery shop owners have been urged to enhance security features at their premises to avoid from becoming an easy target for the thieves, said Terengganu police chief Datuk Aidi Ismail. He said the lackadaisical attitude and lack of awareness on the matter had contributed to theft cases, especially at shops with no…

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Pakistani Man Slashed In Botched Robbery

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SUNGAI PETANI – A Pakistani man got injured after being slashed in a robbery at a grocery store in Teluk Wang Besar, near here, yesterday. Kuala Muda police chief ACP Md Zukir Md Isa said in the incident which occurred at 7.20pm, the victim, in his 30s, was taking care of his wife’s grocery store…

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Injured Jogger Still Shaken Over Robbery

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GEORGE TOWN – The woman jogger who was robbed at knifepoint by a Bangladeshi man while jogging alone at the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway track is still traumatised. In the 7.30pm incident on Tuesday, the 24-year-old victim was grabbed by the hair by the foreign construction worker and sustained cuts on her left…

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Two Men Rob Goldsmith Shop Of RM100,000 In Jewellery

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SHAH ALAM – A man single-handedly robbed a goldsmith shop of RM100,000 in jewellery in Banting near here today. The robber wearing a white helmet and heavily-tinted visor , and armed with a hammer escaped in a motorcycle ridden by his accomplice in the 11.15am incident. At the time, there were only three workers at…

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Man Fails In Appeal To Reduce Sentence For Armed Robbery

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IPOH – The High Court here today upheld the 12-year jail sentence on a jobless youth for armed robbery he committed early last year. On Oct 24 last year, the Sessions Court imposed the punishment, plus five strokes of the cane on Nor Arman Zainal, 40, after he was found guilty of using a machete…

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Armed Robbery: Youth Trio Get Three Years’ Jail

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KUALA LUMPUR – Three young men were sentenced to three years’ jail and a stroke of the rotan each by the Sessions Court here after they pleaded guilty for robbing a man using a machete last year. Judge Azrul Darus also ordered the trio Muhammad Huzaid Mohamad, Meor Ahmad Syafiq Meor Ahmad Faizal Al Syagul…

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Store Assistant Charged With Handphone Robbery

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KUALA LUMPUR – A store assistant claimed trial in the Ampang Sessions Court here today to committing gang robbery involving a mobile phone. Syed Ali Syed Ahmad, 40, allegedly robbed Silverius Dominic, 23, of his handphone, with an accomplice still at large, at Jalan Perdana 2/20, Panda Perdana here at 6.30am on March 26. Judge…

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Paying The Price For Robbing CCTV Shop

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KUALA LUMPUR – A 37-year-old hardened criminal made the wrong choice when he burgled a closed-circuit television (CCTV) shop and ended up being caught in the act literally. The man, who was previously a detainee at the Simpang Renggam Detention Centre, was arrested after his face was captured on the CCTV installed in the shop.…

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Car Repossessor Hacked To Death By 6 Men Masquerading As Cops

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KOTA BARU – A car repossessor was hacked to death after being attacked by six men dressed in police uniforms in Kampung Air Merah, Batu Gajah, Tanah Merah on Friday. Kelantan deputy police chief SAC Din Ahmad said the victim, Wan Ishak Wan Ismail, 48, died at the scene due to severe injuries to his…

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Police Hunt Down Three Armed Robbery Suspects

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ALOR GAJAH – Police are hunting down three men in connection with an armed robbery involving losses of about RM20,000 at a telecommunication shop in Kuala Sungai Baru, Masjid Tanah here last night. Alor Gajah district police chief Supt A. Asmadi Abd Aziz said in the 12pm incident, the suspects believed to be in their…

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Cops Kill 4 In Ipoh Late Night Shootout

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IPOH: Four men were shot dead in an exchange of fire with police as they attempted to evade arrest on Jalan Ampang Baru, just metres away from the Tambun police station here Thursday night. It is believed the deceased were robbery suspects. Perak police chief Commissioner Datuk Seri Abdul Rahim Hanafi confirmed the 10.30pm incident.…

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Emma Maembong’s Father Slashed In Robbery Attempt

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KUALA LUMPUR: The father of popular actress Emma Maembong was slashed in a robbery attempt at his house in Jalan Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, here on Thursday. Ismail Embong, 68, was reported to be alone when a man approached him with a parang demanding for money and valuables at about 4pm. Ismail refused to give…

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Cops Foil Attempted Toy Gun Robbery

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KUALA LIPIS – An armed robbery attempt by a man armed with a toy gun at a goldsmith shop in Bandar Lama Lipis was foiled by the police Wednesday evening. The district’s acting police chief, DSP Ab Rashid Mat Daud, said a police team rushed to the scene at 5pm upon receiving a tip-off. “The…

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End Of Youth’s Robbery Spree Using Toy Gun

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BUKIT MERTAJAM: A 22-year-old man who had been going around robbing 11 convenience stores in central Seberang Prai with a toy gun since April, found out that there was no escaping the long arm of the law. State CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Razarudin Husain @ Abdul Rasid said the unemployed suspect was believed…

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Robbers Blow Up ATM, Flee With RM70,000 In Membakut

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KOTA KINABALU – Robbers blew up an automated teller machine (ATM) at a bank in Membakut, near here and escaped with cash estimated at RM70,000, early Wednesday morning. Beaufort police chief DSP Mohd Azmir Abdul Razak said the incident occurred around 2.15am and the police believe that more than one suspects were involved in the…

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Teen ‘Bonnie And Clyde’ Held After Robbery Spree

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MALACCA: Thrice, they knocked on the doors of unsuspecting victims to ask for help, but then stormed into the houses brandishing machetes to rob the occupants. But the fourth time proved to be their undoing as the armed gang of five, led by a teenage husband-and-wife team, fell into a police dragnet while attempting another…

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Kelantan Police Bust Bank Customer Robbery Syndicate

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KOTA BHARU – Kelantan police busted a foreign burglary syndicate that targeted customers who had just withdrawn money from the bank after detaining five suspects involved in last week’s heist at Kampung Repek, Pasir Mas. Kelantan Police Chief Datuk Mazlan Lazim said with that success, the police had solved 11 burglary cases involving eight cases…

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Robbers Blow Up ATM In Jitra And Escape With RM300,000

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JITRA: Robbers blew up an automated teller machine at a bank in Pekan Jitra I here early today, escaping with a cash loot totaling more than RM300,000. Kubang Pasu district police chief Supt Abd Rahim Abdullah said based on the closed-circuit television recording, the crime was committed at 5.04 am by two masked men who…

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