Man with record of 16 prior crimes nabbed again for attempted robbery


KUALA LUMPUR: A repeat offender of the regulation, who has amassed a complete of 16 prior prison offences, was arrested but again for robbing a maid at Taman Sri Manja, Petaling Jaya, on Saturday (Jan 15) right here.

The native 32-year-old suspect additionally injured the left wrist of the 50-year-old lady throughout the attempted robbery.

Petaling Jaya district police chief ACP Mohamad Fakhrudin Abdul Hamid stated the suspect threatened the sufferer with a knife however was unable to rob her of something as there have been many individuals round throughout the 12.30pm incident.

“When apprehended, the suspect became aggressive and tried to escape. Police also seized a mobile phone, a motorcycle and two units of closed-circuit television cameras from him,” he stated on Sunday (Jan 16).

He stated the suspect was remanded for six days from Sunday and the case was being investigated beneath (*16*) 394 of the Penal Code.

Mohamad Fakhrudin stated the police believed a number of robbery circumstances within the Petaling Jaya district had been solved with the arrest of the suspect, who additionally examined optimistic for medication. – Bernama

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