Mobile Phone Snatch Thieves Nabbed

14 March 2008
Johor Baru

Two snatch thieves aged 20 and 30 years old who were part of a gang of mobile phone thieves were arrested along Jalan Meldrum on Tuesday following a tip-off and RM300,000 worth of mobile phones were recovered.

Initial investigations led to the recovery of 332 mobile phones. The suspects are believed to be involved in hundreds of theft cases, while more arrests will be made soon.

The thieves would steal the phones and sell them to unsuspecting buyers.

The Star Online – Cops recover RM300,000 stolen handphones
<URL:http://www.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2008/3/14/nation/20639501&sec=nation>

New Straits Times – Police nab two suspects, seize 330 mobile phones
<URL:http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Friday/National/2186568/Article/index_html>

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