Two Held for Forcing Foreign Women to Be Prostitutes

10 January 2009 Kuching Two men, aged 27 and 28 years old, were arrested on Thursday at 3:30pm for allegedly forcing 8 foreign women into prostitution. They were picked up at a double-storey terrace house in Poh Kwong Park. The women, aged between 16 and 25 years old, were locked up in a room of […]

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Five Robbers Shot Dead After High-Speed Car Chase

5 December 2008 Kuching A high-speed car chase from Petra Jaya to Samarahan ended with five suspected armed robbers shot dead by police. The robbers had no identification papers with them and were believed to be foreigners when police approached their Proton Wira Aeroback vehicle yesterday at 5:55am. Police received a tip-off on the suspects […]

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No Evidence Found on Penan Women Rape Allegations

7 November 2008 Kuching The police task force set up from the Bukit Aman station had found no evidence to support the allegation that Penan women had been raped by logging company employees at a village in Ulu Baram here. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan has expressed his disappointment at some of the […]

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Deputy Chief Minister’s House Robbed

2 April 2008 Kuching The house of Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr George Chan in Petra Jaya was robbed by six armed men yesterday at 2:35am. The robbers wore masks and were carrying a parang, a cutter and a crowbar when they entered the compound and tied up two security guards. Dr Chan’s driver […]

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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 […]

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