IGP denies assassination target of Israeli 'spy' in police custody

PETALING JAYA: The police deny they have detained the supposed target of Israeli man Shalom Avitan, who was earlier nabbed for possessing six pistols and 200 rounds of ammunition.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Razarudin Husain, denied reports that the man, who had been previously identified by Israeli media as Eran Haya, had been arrested.

"I did not verify this. Where are the sources the media portal used?" he told Malay-language portal Sinar Harian.

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He was responding to reports that Haya was among those arrested by police in Kuala Lumpur and Johor in the ongoing investigation into Avitan.

It was previously reported that Haya, a Turkish-American, had entered the country in February using a Polish passport.

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