Kelantan Murder Suspect Ran To Sarawak And Became A Police Trainee

He had trained for six weeks before he was caught.

Cover image via Harian Metro/Sinar Harian (edited)

A Kelantanese murder suspect ran to Kuching and became a police trainee months after he was involved in a shooting

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Sinar Harian reported that the suspect had trained at the Police Training Centre (PULAPOL) in Kuching for six weeks before getting caught on 11 August.

According to China Press, the man's identity as a Kelantanese fugitive was discovered following advanced background checks on trainees.

He was one of the 360 people in the latest batch of police trainees at the centre.

The suspect, believed to be in his 20s, was one of the assailants in a drive-by shooting which happened in March

In March, the man shot a restaurant owner and his Thai worker multiple times in Kota Bahru.

Image via New Straits Times

On 17 March, New Straits Times reported sources as saying that one of the two men on a motorcycle opened fire at a Kota Bahru restaurant, injuring the owner and his Thai worker.

According to China Press, the assailants have been on Kelantan's wanted list after they fled the crime scene.

After his arrest, the ex-police trainee was sent back to Kota Bahru to face his fate

The man was escorted into the Kuching International Airport on 11 August.

Image via Berita Harian

He was detained on 11 August, and put on a flight back to Kelantan from the Kuching International Airport on the same day.

The suspect is being investigated under Section 3 of the Firearms (Increased Penalties) Act 1971, and Section 307 of the Penal Code for attempted murder.

The suspect was brought to the Kota Bahru Magistrate Court yesterday, 12 August.

Image via Sinar Harian

Watch the suspect being escorted through the airport security here:

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