Three detainees break through police lockup roof and escape

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 07 Sep 2010

KUCHING: Three detainees, who shared a police lockup, broke through the roof and escaped.

Police, who discovered them missing Tuesday morning, have launched a manhunt for the orange-unifiorm clad trio - two locals and a foreigner - who are suspected of being involved in different offences and arrested at different times.

Kuching district police chief assistant commissioner Mun Kok Keong while confirming the incident, refused to say which police station was involved.

One local man was arrested on suspicion of motorcycle theft on Monday while the other two are detained under Emergency Ordinance and Immigration Act respectively.

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