KUCHING (Bernama): Police crippled a syndicate smuggling untaxed cigarettes and liquor worth RM1.2mil in three raids here from Sept 26 to Oct 6.
Kuching OCPD Asst Comm Ahsmon Bajah said four people including an employer and three workers of a convenience store, aged from 20 to 45, were also nabbed during the raids.
He said the raids were conducted on Jalan Canna, Jalan Tan Sri Datuk Amar Sik Kheng Hong and Jalan Chan Bee Kiew.
He was speaking at a media conference at the Kuching police headquarters here, on Tuesday (Oct 12).
In a separate case, a 61-year-old woman and her 35-year-old accomplice were detained for investigation over a robbery at a jewellery shop in Kenyalang Park on Oct 7.
“Police also seized several items such as cash amounting to RM7,742, a knife, a perodua Viva and three cellphones.
“Both have criminal records and one of them was found positive on methamphetamine,” he said.
Efforts are being taken to track down another individual, aged 46, who is suspected to be linked to the two suspects.- Bernama