Home > News > Nation
Wednesday March 6, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Thursday April 18, 2013 MYT 1:18:54 AM
SEMPORNA: Police have arrested four men believed to be linked to the armed intruders involved in the ambush in Kampung Sri Jaya, Simunul here last Saturday.
The four men, aged between 20 and 50 years, were arrested in a special operation mounted by a team of policemen from the Sabah Police Special Investigation Department.
According to a police spokesman, the operation which took place in Jalan Lapangan Terbang, five kilometres from Semporna town Wednesday, was aimed at tracking down the intruders currently impersonating villagers in several areas in Semporna.
"Acting on a public tip-off and intelligence findings, we managed to arrest the four men to facilitate further investigation," he said.
The operation, which began at noon ended at 1.15pm.
A check found two houses were searched by the police where two of the suspects were arrested.
The third suspect was nabbed while coming out from a nearby bush and the fourth suspect was detained after being spotted behaving suspiciously in a vehicle.
Last Saturday, six police personnel were killed in an ambush by the armed Sulu intruders in Kampung Sri Jaya, Simunul here. - Bernama
Lahad Datu: Gunman killed after security forces shot at
Lahad Datu: Gunmen now masquerading as local residents
Successful strike on Tanduo
Troops scour Kg Tanduo after 12-hour strike against invaders
The Star reporter gives personal account of morning air raid
Tags / Keywords:
Nation, News, Courts and Crime, Lahad Datu, Sabah, Sulu
To the aid of sun bears
LRT flasher jailed three years
Sabah reliant on IPPs for electricity
IGP: Dr M to be probed for criminal defamation
Trio given life sentences over Dutch boy's kidnap
Ministry calls for more dengue research
Lost at sea for 28 hours
Festive air on first day of fair
Abdul Wahid: M’sia’s success is proof graft not rampant
Siblings without ICs in limbo
TalentCorp turns Malaysia’s brain drain to brain gain
Long queue of Samsung fans eager to get latest device
Fun-filled Matta fair awaits visitors
Google Street View gets standalone app
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)