The suspect being led into Miri central police station for questioning.
MIRI: A local man in his 40’s was caught red-handed by Sarawak Shell auxiliary police in Piasau for stealing cables yesterday.
The man was immediately brought to Miri central police station (CPS).
In the 10am arrest, the auxiliary police personnel also seized a bag belonging to the suspect containing various types of house-breaking apparatus.
Meanwhile, in a separate case, 10 bags of cement worth around RM200 were reported stolen from a house that is under renovation in Riam.
The theft was discovered yesterday morning by workers who came to work at the site.
A police report on the incident has been lodged at Miri central police station.