Home > News > Nation
Thursday May 22, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Thursday May 22, 2014 MYT 7:37:42 AM
by amanda yeap
IPOH: A 47-year-old man claimed that he was “abducted and detained” by three men who had invested in a sandmining project that never took off.
Mohd Nasaruddin Mukhtar said he had wanted to operate a sand-mining business but did not have enough capital.
He said he managed to secure three other investors for the project last December.
He claimed that the investors had paid an advance payment of RM100,000 to a sand-mining company in Bandar Ipoh Raya, which apparently owned a piece of land near Kampung Terengganu in Teluk Intan.
“However, the company director disappeared with the money and until today, the permit that was promised to us for the extraction and removal of sand in Kampung Terengganu was not granted.
“The funders are taking out their anger on me even though I did not have anything to do with the swindling of their money,” said Mohd Nasaruddin at a press conference yesterday.
He claimed that the investors had come over to his house around 9am on April 22 and forced him to follow them and later detained him in a hotel at Station 18 near here.
“Two days later, I was brought to an oil factory in Shah Alam where they bashed me and even threatened to slice me up. They locked me in a room for three days and I overheard them talking about ferrying me to Johor on the third day,” claimed Mohd Nasaruddin.
Fortunately, he managed to escape from the hotel and ran to the nearest police station.
Tags / Keywords:
Nation, Courts Crime, man cheated of money for sand mining project
Man who abducted 17-year-old girlfriend from school grounds arrested
Police nab man who abducted, raped and slashed 10-year-old girl
Woman said to be abducted by Filipino man found
Man kills self over child he claimed was not his
Freddie found at Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, about 20km from where he was abducted
Gurmit Singh aka Phua Chu Kang quits MediaCorp to spend more time with family
DPM: Govt open to suggestions to further improve Sedition Act
Sedition Act here to stay, says PM
Umno AGM: ‘Selfie queen’ wants Puteri to keep up with the times
Diabetic cabbie wants better life
All astir over Sedition Act
Is it time to say 'goodbye' to the iPhone 5C?
Impeachment process begins for ousted Thai PM Yingluck
Showcase of Asean talents
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)