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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Bukit Aman: We’ll get more info on M’sian who escaped

KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman will contact its Indonesian counterpart in connection with four foreign inmates, including a Malaysian, who escaped from a prison in Bali, said Bukit Aman Special Branch Department director Comm Datuk Seri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.

“We have to find out whether the Malaysian inmate was held for terrorism-related crimes or other offences. We will contact our Indonesian counterpart as soon as possible,” he said yesterday.

It was reported that the four – Malaysian Tee Kok King, Australian Shaun Edward Davidson, Bulgarian Dimitar Nikolov and Indian Sayed Muhammad – dug a tunnel to make their escape from the Kerobokan Prison in Denpasar.

Indonesian police suspected that the 12m tunnel took more than a week to build. A manhunt has been launched and police believe the four escapees are still in Bali.

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