Murdering Snatch Thieves Were High on Drugs

3 October 2007
Johor Baru

Three of the four snatch thieves arrested on Sunday for the robbery and death of retired teacher Elizabeth Chew Gaik Lim in Taman Century have been tested positive for syabu. The men, aged between 21 and 24 years old, have had previous records of snatch thefts and break-ins.

Motorcycles seized from them were reported stolen.

They will be remanded until Thursday. The fourth suspect escaped on foot but police have identified him.

Police have classified the case as murder.

The Star Online – Suspects have police records
<URL:http://www.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2007/10/3/nation/19058545&sec=nation>

New Straits Times – Killer snatch thieves high on drugs
<URL:http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Wednesday/National/20071003082559/Article/index_html>

MCW – Retired Teacher Died from Snatch Thieves
<URL:http://malaysiacrimewatch.lokety.com/retired-teacher-died-from-snatch/>

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