Cops rearrest 10 linked to Israeli 'hitman' case under Sosma

KUALA LUMPUR: Ten individuals suspected of being involved in the case related to the Israeli 'hitman' who was charged with possessing bullets and trafficking guns, have been rearrested under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma).

Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Rusdi Mohd Isa said the 10, including three foreigners, were rearrested after their remand under Section 7 of the Firearms (Increased Penalties) Act 1971 expired on Tuesday (April 16) and Thursday (April 18) respectively.

"Three have been charged, namely the Israeli national (Shalom Avitan), in Jalan Duta Court recently, while a married couple was charged in the Klang Sessions Court," he told a press conference at the Cheras police headquarters here on Friday (April 19).

On April 12, Avitan pleaded not guilty to two charges of possessing 158 bullets and trafficking six firearms.

On April 8, a local couple was charged in the Klang Sessions Court for firearms offences. – Bernama

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