KULAI: A police constable has been arrested for allegedly stealing a female colleague’s underwear at the housing barracks of the Kulai district police headquarters along Persiaran Indahpura 4 here.
The suspect, 28, was picked up by a team from the Kulai police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) after he allegedly broke into his colleague’s home yesterday.The victim, a police corporal, lodged a report after realising that someone had broken into her home and stolen her underwear at about 2.30am.
It is also learnt that the victim, who is with the district CID headquarters, assisted in the investigations by detecting unknown sandal prints in her home.
According to a source, the victim had lodged a sexual harassment report against the suspect last month.Police have recovered 12 pairs of panties, two bras and a pair of sandals.
It is also learnt that the suspect, whose wife is also a police corporal who works with the victim, admitted to stealing the underwear and entering the victim’s house several times.
The suspect is being remanded until Monday to assist with the investigations under the Penal Code for committing trespass.
Kulai OCPD Supt Tok Beng Yeow confirmed the arrest and said police would not compromise with anyone found to have committed a crime.