Ops Kontraban uncovers smuggled disesel in Sibu warehouse, confiscates RM173k worth of diesel

The diesel was found stored in blue tanks at the warehouse.

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SIBU, Aug 19: A 42-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly having in possession 21,000 litres of illicit diesel worth RM173,450.

Sibu district police chief, ACP Zulkipli Suhaili said the suspect was arrested at about 9am on Aug 17 in a warehouse in Jalan Kapor.

“A team of marine police officers were conducting Ops Kontraban at the said place when they found 12 blue plastic tanks which contained diesel, “he said.

ACP Zulkipli said the suspect together with the fuel had been referred to the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Sibu Division for investigation and further action. — DayakDaily