Man arrested for office break-in

The suspect being led to the police station.

KUCHING: A local man was arrested for allegedly breaking into an office in MJC Batu Kawa yesterday (Oct 30).

Padawan district police chief Supt Aidil Bolhassan stated the 31-year-old suspect was arrested at 4.30am by a Padawan patrol unit.

“When the unit arrived, they found that the suspect was already arrested. The arrest also led to the seizure of a dagger (keris) and a pair of headphone,” he said in a statement.

Background checks found that the suspect had three previous criminal records for drugs.

Aidil noted that the suspect is currently placed in Siburan lock-up pending further action.

The case is being investigated under Section 380 of the Penal Code.