Police Arrest A Group Of 10 Policemen Who Allegedly Robbed A Foreigner And His Wife
During a night operation in a residential area in Air Panas, Setapak, a group of 10 policemen allegedly robbed a foreigner and his wife
The alleged crime, that took place on 9 March, and a subsequent police report were both confirmed by Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun on 15 March.
"We have identified and arrested all the policemen involved in the case. An action is being taken by Kuala Lumpur police headquarters.
"The case is being investigated under Section 395 of the Penal Code for gang robbery," the Inspector-General of Police was quoted as saying by NST Online.
The victims are a 62-year-old construction worker and his foreigner wife. They produced valid identification papers and passports.
According to reports, the couple, who were staying at one of the units being inspected by a team from the Crime Prevention and Community Safety division, and their documents checked out. The team then moved on to the next house.
However, at the next unit, an Indonesian man and a woman were found without any valid travel documents. Both of them were taken into custody by the team from the Crime Prevention and Community Safety division, reported theSundaily.
According to The Star Online, the 62-year-old construction worker was then approached by another resident who sought his help
The foreigners managed to strike a deal with the policemen, who agreed to release the Indonesian duo if they were paid RM2,000, reported the English daily.
The construction worker then went back to his home to get the money. He returned with RM2,000 to pay the policemen as agreed to secure the release of the Indonesian duo.
After the team left the scene with the 'deal money' in a white van bearing a police logo, the construction worker returned home to discover that his additional cash and valuables were missing
The man then lodged a police report at the Setapak police station.
According to his report, he discovered that his RM2,900 in cash along with jewellery worth RM50,000 were missing. Among the jewellery, there were 10 gold rings, two gold necklaces, a pair of earrings and four gold bracelets that he reported stolen.
Earlier this month, a plain-clothes policewoman was caught on video repeatedly slapping two men at a restaurant in Mantin:
Prior to that, a 28-year-old female cop had lodged a police report, accusing her senior officer of sexually abusing her: