SANDAKAN: Police arrested six men after seizing a homemade rifle or ‘bakakuk’ and four rounds of ammunition after raiding a house at Jalan Cina Batu 12, near here, today.
Sandakan police chief ACP Zabidi Mohd Zain said the six men arrested were aged between 32 and 49.
He said acting on a tip-off at 1.45pm, a police team raided the house and and found the six men there, one of them tried to escape by jumping out of the house, but he injured his leg and police managed to arrest him, he told reporters here today.
Zabidi said police found a homemade rifle and two ’12 buck shot’ bullets in a bag.
He said police searched a four-wheel drive vehicle parked outside the house and found a bag containing identification cards, and two bullets of the same kind.
Zabidi said the six men were arrested under Section 8 of the Firearms Act 1960.- BERNAMA