Sunday, July 4, 2021

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Fags, beer smuggling thwarted

MUKAH: A man's bid to smuggle in various types of duty-not-paid cigarettes and beer was foiled by roadblock authorities at Jebungan junction, Jalan Mukah-Balingan on Saturday (July 3). Mukah district police chief DSP Mohamad Rizal Alias said a suspicious looking...

20 smuggling attempts thwarted since Jan

KUCHING: Marine police here managed to bust 20 smuggling attempts in the state between January and May of this year as part of Ops Contraband. Sarawak Marine Police Region 5 (PPM) commander ACP Shamsol Kassim said for the same period...

Ornamental fish, albino tortoise seized

KOTA BHARU: Ornamental fish and albino tortoises worth RM73,200 were seized by the 9th Battalion General Operations Force (PGA9) in a car in Rantau Panjang, Pasir Mas, near here, today. PGA9 Commanding Officer Supt Nor Azizan Yusof said the seizure...

Entrepreneur fined for offering bribe to civil servant

KUCHING: An entrepreneur, who pleaded guilty to the charge of bribing a civil servant to avoid being prosecuted, was fined RM10,000 or a month’s imprisonment on Friday (March 19). The Sessions Court judge ordered the 51-year-old accused to be fined...

GOF foil human smuggling bid

SERIAN: The General Operations Force (GOF) thwarted a human smuggling attempt and two attempts by eight Indonesians to enter the state illegally at separate locations last Thursday. GOF Sarawak brigade commander SAC Mancha Ata disclosed that the human smuggling attempt...

Gang charged with human trafficking in High Court

KUCHING: A foreign man, suspected of leading a human trafficking syndicate known as Geng Adi Tailo, was today charged in the High Court here together with his group members. Judicial Commissioner Alexander Siew ordered the four men, who are also...

Intensifying efforts to track smuggling planners

KUCHING: Efforts will be intensified to track ‘local coordinators’ or planners who are behind the smuggling of undocumented immigrants into the state. The army will work closely with the intelligence agencies and police in bid to nail down the culprits,...

Air pistols fail to get past Customs

KUCHING: Customs officials thwarted two attempts to smuggle in six imported air pistols at the Kuching Mail Centre. State Customs director Herman Shah Abdullah said the first attempt by smugglers was on Dec 24 around 10am and the second on...

Rice smuggling still rampant in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Rice smuggling activities are still rampant in border areas despite regular enforcement operations mobilised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries’ Padi and Rice Regulatory division. Foreign syndicates are known to smuggle rice, purchased cheaply in countries...

Busy night for army and smugglers

KUCHING: The army successfully foiled two land agents' attempts to smuggle undocumented foreigners in and out of Sarawak yesterday. The First Infantry Division said the incident happened at the Ensawang oil palm plantation, Lubok Antu, about 300m from the Malaysia-Indonesia...
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Fags, beer smuggling thwarted

MUKAH: A man's bid to smuggle in various types of duty-not-paid cigarettes and beer was foiled by roadblock authorities...
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