Man caught red-handed for stealing fruits, while accomplices flee

The suspect (right) being questioned by police.

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MIRI, August 24: A man was caught-red handed for stealing fruits on Thursday evening, while his two accomplices managed to flee the scene.

Prior to the 5.30pm arrest, the fruit-stealing suspect and two others were spotted picking various kinds of fruits growing from trees behind a house at Jalan Permaisuri 3A, Permyjaya, here.

The police immediately rushed to the scene upon receiving reports from residents. However, two of the suspects managed to escape.


Among the seized fruits included mangoes, which were stuffed in a duffel bag.

Various fruits were seized from the suspect, including rambutans, papayas, longans, coconuts and mangoes stuffed in a duffel bag. — DayakDaily