Cops nab suspect for break-in at substation in Kota Samarahan

The suspect is apprehended by members of the Kota Samarahan IPD Patrol Car Unit (MPV).

By DayakDaily Team

KOTA SAMARAHAN, May 15: A man was arrested yesterday (May 14) on suspicion of breaking into a Sarawak Energy Berhad (Sarawak Energy) substation near The Summer Mall here.

Kota Samarahan District police headquarters (IPD) through its Facebook account said the suspect in his 30s was arrested after the police received information from the mall’s security guards.


“When the arrest was made, the police also found various equipment believed to be used by the suspect to commit the crime of theft.

“A motorcycle used by the suspect was also seized,” read the statement.

The suspect and the looted items were then taken to the Kota Samarahan police station for further action. — DayakDaily