Eight arrested over RM1.5mil art theft


Chen Shijie,54 (left) and Sepang OCPD Asst Comm, Mohd Yusoff Awang looking at the recovered paintings worth RM1.5 million. SAMUEL ONG / THE STAR

SEPANG: Police have arrested eight suspects over the theft of six paintings valued at RM1.5mil.

The paintings by award-winning People's Republic of China (PRC) artist Chen Shi Jie were supposed to be exhibited at the Sasaran International Art Festival in Kuala Selangor in November.

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