Police launch Operation Kesan to apprehend gate theft suspects in Miri

A screenshot of the video that went viral, showing two men loading the stolen gate onto the car.

by Tedong Rantayy

MIRI, Feb 29: Police have launched Operation Kesan to track down and apprehend two suspects captured on CCTV stealing a metal gate from a house in Sealine 1 residential area during the early hours of today.

According to Miri OCPD ACP Alexson Naga Chabu, the house owner filed a police report regarding the incident this morning at 11:48 am.

“In the CCTV footage, the two men can be seen placing the stolen gate onto the roof of a car before swiftly leaving the scene. The theft occurred around 4.02am,” he stated.

The video footage clearly depicts the perpetrators loading the heavy gate onto a silver Perodua Myvi before making their escape.

The video has rapidly circulated on social media platforms.

The case is currently under investigation under Section 379 of the Penal Code.

Individuals with any information regarding the incident are urged to approach the nearest police station to assist with the investigation or contact Inspector Norashikin Adin at 085-433222. — DayakDaily