Molotov cocktail sets fire that razes Kelantan Customs officer's house

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  • Monday, 10 Feb 2020

KOTA BARU (Bernama): An arsonist threw a molotov cocktail which damaged a house, a garage and destroyed two vehicles belonging to an officer of the Kelantan Customs Department in Kampung Perupok here early Monday (Feb 10) morning.

Kelantan deputy police chief SAC Abdullah Mat Piah, when contacted, said no injuries were reported in the 2.45am fire that also damaged 30% of the house and its garage.

"Six occupants in the house came out after being roused by an explosion. They saw two vehicles in the garage on fire," he said when contacted here Monday.

He said the Fire and Rescue Department, which arrived 10 minutes after being alerted, managed to put out the fire in half-an-hour, adding that officers also found bottle fragments and a lighter at the scene while the smell of petrol was apparent.

No arrest have been made over the case which is being investigated under Section 436 of the Penal Code, Abdullah added. - Bernama

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