JOHOR BARU: Police detained two men believed to be responsible for several vehicle break-in cases in the state while impersonating as policemen.
Seri Alam district police chief Supt Norazam Shaari said the first suspect was detained at Jalan Kota Tinggi-Johor Baru while his accomplice was arrested at an apartment in Majidee Baru here on Monday.
“The suspects, aged 37 and 43, were arrested between 8pm and 11.45pm by a team led by Ulu Tiram police station chief Insp Noor Hamirul Anuar Nordin following a public tip-off,” he said.
He said investigations found that the first suspect had 25 previous criminal records and was on the police wanted list.
“The second suspect has 16 previous criminal records. Both have been remanded until Sunday,” he said. — Bernama