MIRI, Nov 25: Six robbers armed with parangs and a shortgun managed to commit a robbery which fetches them RM100.
The six of them broke into a workers’ quarters in Niah to rob three Indonesians at 12.45 am on Sunday.
They managed to get away with a power bank and some cash which in total estimated to worth RM100.
Miri Police Chief ACP Lim Meng Seah confirmed the case and disclosed that a manhunt has been activated to search for the six suspects.
According to Lim, the victims were asleep when they heard loud banging on the door.
“One of the victims got up and opened the door. He was shocked to see six unknown men armed with machetes and a gun, demanding for valuables,” he said.
All the victims were then instructed to sit on the floor while the robbers searched the room. All they could find was some cash and a power bank which they took. The six men then fled the scene on three motorcycles.
The case is being investigated under Section 397 of the Penal Code for gang robbery. — DayakDaily