Exclusive: Poverty driving them to gangsterism

The gangsters get caught for their crimes, but most of them are back in action in no time at all as they usually bailed out.

Malaysian gangsters are going to ground. Many are even trying to flee to neighbouring countries to escape the long arm of the law. What drives people to gangsterism and what do they gain by it? The Star talks to some former gangsters to find out why gangsterism is so favoured, especially by the Indians.

PETALING JAYA: In the middle of a dense bush is a small shrine. Beside it, the taiko (chief) stands with his top lieutenants.

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