Compiled by NATHANIEL SARIO, CRYSTAL CHIAM SHIYING and R. ARAVINTHAN
POLICE have detained three men who masqueraded as joggers to break into cars at recreational parks in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, reported Harian Metro.
The trio in their 40s were detained by officers at the Lembah Kiara recreational park last Sunday morning.
Policemen on patrol saw the men acting suspiciously and discovered that the trio were carrying a knife, pieces of metal and ball bearings.
“We believe there are still other gang members at large. The police will be going after them,” said City CID chief Datuk Zainuddin Ahmad.
> The Malay daily also reported that a college student has praised an auxiliary policeman who found his wallet.
Kpl Mohd Nori Nordin had returned a wallet containing RM729 and documents to its owner, who only wanted to be known as Eric.
According to Kpl Mohd Nori, he found the wallet while doing his rounds on board the Light Rail Transit from Muhibbah Station to IOI Puchong Jaya at 10.30am on Thursday.
“I saw the wallet on the seat and immediately notified the station head. He said a report had been made by the victim,” he said.
> Meanwhile, Kosmo! reported that a mother and daughter died when the car that they were in crashed into a trailer.
The woman, Zalina Mohd Shah, 34, her daughter Siti Nur Aisyah, three, died due to head injuries.
The incident happened at Km133 of the Kuantan-Johor road.
Rompin district police chief Deputy Supt Muhammad Aidil Roneh Abdulah said the car was stuck underneath the trailer and was dragged for nearly 50m.
Found in translation is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.
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