SIBU: Marine Police seized a cargo ship with 40,000 litres of diesel on board during an ‘Op Kontraband’ operation at Kapit wharf on Nov 20.
Sibu Police chief ACP Zulkipli Suhaili said two men aged 40 and 38 years were also arrested for failing to produce documents or permits from the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) for possession of the items.
The seized items were worth about RM418,000.
“Upon investigation, the police found 40,000 litres of diesel in their cargo.
“The suspects along with the seized items were handed over to KPDNHEP Kapit for further action,” he said in a statement today (Nov 21).
The case is being investigated under the Control of Supplies Act 1961.
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