One Cambodia job scam suspect held, two more at large


End of the line: Police personnel escorting the suspect to the Magistrate’s Court at the Kuching Court Complex. — Bernama

End of the line: Police personnel escorting the suspect to the Magistrate’s Court at the Kuching Court Complex. — Bernama

KUCHING: One of three suspects in the Cambodia job scam case has been arrested.

Sarawak CID chief Supt Mustafa Kamal Gani Abdullah said the wanted man, aged 25, was arrested at around 10pm at a public area in Jalan Tun Ahmad Zaidi Adruce, here, on Tuesday.

“The suspect will be remanded and investigated under Section 420 of the Penal Code for cheating,” he said.

Supt Mustafa said police were in the midst of tracking down two other wanted men.

They are identified as Mohd Ghafar Abd Jamal, 26, and Lai King Loong, 31.

Those with information on their whereabouts should contact investigating officer Asst Supt Pricha Azin at 019-889 7640 or the nearest police station.

Separately, two other suspects, arrested on Feb 25, have been released on police bail. — Bernama

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