KLANG: Several people have been arrested over the theft of radioactive materials from an oilfield service company here.
The police and experts from the Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB) are expected to hold a press conference today detailing the theft and arrests.
Klang Selatan district police chief Asst Comm Alzafny Ahmad confirmed the incident but refused to reveal more details.
“The case is still under investigation and we will reveal more details during the press conference,” he said.
It is learned that the police and nuclear experts from AELB conducted a raid and successfully recovered radioactive materials from a scrap metal yard here and an apartment in Shah Alam.
However, ACP Alzafny refused to confirm the type of the materials involved.