Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Cops bust ring that stole smartphones worth RM3mil

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have busted the smartphone theft syndicate that stole 1,407 Samsung Galaxy Note II worth RM3.23mil with the arrest of 13 people, including the group's mastermind.

Bukit Aman Commercial Crimes Investigation Department Director Comm Datuk Syed Ismail Syed Azizan said the suspects aged between 22 and 43 including four women were arrested several days after the theft at MASKargo at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Oct 20. Another suspect turned himself in at the Sepang police station yesterday.

The suspects were arrested in 11 locations in Sepang, Nilai and an electronics shop in Bukit Bintang, here.

Comm Syed said police recovered 71 of the stolen smartphones and were still tracking down the remaining units, and believe most of them have been sold.

Police are looking for four people whom they believe can assist in investigations. They are U. Chalan, 23, last known address Jalan Klang Lama; Selvakumar, 32, last known address PT10642, Taman Desa Cempaka, Nilai, Negri Sembilan; and brothers J. Aravindan, 29, and J. Pratib, last known address 7745 Taman Desa Jasmin 2, Bandar Baru Nilai, Negri Sembilan.


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