Police bust 10, solve 7 cases of burglary, robbery, firearms possession

Awang Ali Omar

SANDAKAN: Police have solved seven cases with the arrest of 10 people, said district police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohd Azhar Hamin.

The detained are all locals, aged between 15 and 37, who are believed to have been involved in burglary, robbery and possession of firearms cases.

All of them also tested positive for methamphetamine.

Azhar added one of them was detained on April 3 while he was trying to sell firearms without a permit at Jalan Buli Sim-Sim.

"We have also seized an Armscor 45 pistol and six bullets from the 33-year-old man.

"Police also found another bullet at the man's house at Taman Beach Garden here and detained his two friends aged 33 and 37," he said during a press conference.