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Louis Darau gang suspects arrested by police

Chandra (middle) during the press conference
Chandra (middle) during the press conference

KOTA KINABALU: Police have successfully apprehended six suspects for break-in and car theft cases, known as the Louis Darau Gang, who are active around Kota Kinabalu and have stolen a total RM200,000 worth of stolen goods and vehicles.

The arrest is following to the capture of one of the syndicate’s member during a house break-in incident at Taman Canggih Inanam, where police then launched the Ops Mengesan and able to arrest six out of twelve members of the syndicate.

The District Police Chief, ACP M. Chandra, said among the suspects caught by police include the gang leader, a 20-year-old Timorese from Indonesia, a Dusun man aged 20, two Bajau men aged 19 and 29 years old, a 28 years old Chinese, and another man aged 21 years old from Jawa.

“The police have identified two more suspects belonged to the syndicate. They are Ng Kok [email protected], aged 28, and Kalvin Liew Soon [email protected] CHai, aged 31. The public are urged to channel information about these suspects to the police,” he said.

With the arrest, he believes that eight cases of break-ins and car theft in Kota Kinabalu (6), Ranau (1), and Tenom (1) have been solved.

All the suspects are charged under Section 457 and Section 379 of the Penal Code and Section 1591)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952. –SayangSabah



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