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Scrap metal menace


Firemen in Miri rescuing the elderly man by pulling him out via a monsoon drain outlet.

Firemen in Miri rescuing the elderly man by pulling him out via a monsoon drain outlet.

MIRI: Scrap metal thieves should no longer be categorised just as vandals but as public safety threats because their acts can cause loss of life, said Miri mayor Adam Yii.

As though telephone cables and electricity wires are not enough to feed their greed, scrap metal thieves are now targeting manhole and monsoon drain covers.

   

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