Robbers Hit House of Samariang Assemblyman

28 March 2008
Kuching

Samariang assemblyman Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali’s house along Jalan Indoor Stadium was robbed by six armed robbers on Thursday night. The robbers were brandishing a pistol and knives and wearing masks when they entered the house at 8pm.

Sharifah Hasidah was out attending a function when the robbers confronted her husband Sayeed Mohamad Hussein Wan Abdul Rahman, sisters Sharifah Noraini and Sharifah Rodziah, six children and two maids. The victims were tied up except for a 2-week-old baby and a 3-year-old girl.

Sharifah Noraini was brought to the master bedroom where she was forced to open a safe. The robbers managed to take RM30,000 worth of jewellery from the safe.

A laptop, several mobile phones, RM1,000 cash and three sets of car keys were also taken. The robbers then locked the victims in a room and make their getaway.

Police believe that the robbers were foreigners.

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