“Harun Gang” busted

The Harun Gang which had made Carrefour Express and 7 Eleven outlets its targets for robbery was busted by police with the arrest of two men at a house in Pandan Commercial, Ampang, recently.

Ampang Jaya police chief ACP Abdul Jalil Hassan said as a result of police intelligence, the suspects aged 16 and 24 were nabbed at about 9.45pm on Wednesday while resting at their rented house.

“Upon inspection, we fund three mobile phone SIM cards, two memory cards, an identity card of a Malay woman, three mobile phones, three bank cards, two machetes and two watches,” he said, here, today.

Abdul Jalil said from the investigation, the suspects, riding motorcycles, were found to be committing robbery during the wee hours.

With their arrest, police managed to solve 10 robbery cases at the Carrefour Express outlets and 7 Eleven convenient stores.

“The two do not have previous criminal records. They are being remanded for six days for investigation under Section 395/397 of the Penal Code for gang robbery and using dangerous weapons,” said Abdul Jalil.

Police also arrested three men at a hotel in Ampang at 5am today as they were believed to be robbery suspects who had been active in the Klang Valley area since last year.

A police team had been tailing a black Honda Civic car and on stopping and checking the car, found a bag containing documents belonging to a Californian, three machetes, two knives, a plastic packet containing cannabis and two pills, believed to be psychotropic.

Police seized the car and the items found in it, while the suspects are being remanded for three days to facilitate the police investigation.