Police track down whereabouts of woman who escaped custody


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020

ROMPIN (Bernama): Police have located the whereabouts of the woman detainee who escaped from their custody Monday (Sept 14), says Pahang police chief Datuk Seri Abd Jalil Hassan (pic).

He said the 23-year-old woman is believed to be still in Pahang and the police have launched an operation to track down the suspect, who has a criminal record with four previous drug-related offences.

"We have also intensified the hunt for the man who helped her escape, ” he told Bernama at the Majlis Kenduri Rakyat Felda Keratong at Dewan Semai Bakti here Tuesday (Sept 15).

The woman escaped from police custody by jumping onto a waiting motorcycle at the Raub Court compound.

The incident happened as she was about to get into a police truck after a court proceeding, when she jumped onto the motorcycle believed to be ridden by her boyfriend. - Bernama

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