Suspected pirate evades police


  • Nation
  • Monday, 28 Jul 2003

KOTA KINABALU: Police are hunting a suspected pirate after he escaped a raid at his house in Kota Belud district, western Sabah. 

A team from the General Operations Force recovered an M-16 rifle and two magazines in the pre-dawn raid at Kampung Buah Pantai yesterday. 

Kota Belud district police chief Deputy Supt Jauteh Dikun said a sea, land and aerial search have been launched to capture the suspect who is believed to be involved in various sea robberies in the district and other areas. 

“We believe he is a foreigner.”  

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