Three under probe for suspected involvement in auto thefts

The seized vehicle used by the three suspects at Miri Central Police Station.

The seized vehicle used by the three suspects at Miri Central Police Station.

MIRI: Police arrested three individuals, including a 36-year-old woman, at about 12.25am yesterday for allegedly stealing vehicles.

The other two are aged 34 and 35.

Following a tip-off, a CID team led by Inspector Muralle Vennu collared them at a petrol station in Jalan Pujut Lutong.

It was believed the trio had been stealing vehicles in the city over the past few months.

A suspect later led police his house in Kampung Sealine in Lutong, and police found a solar panel there that is believed to be a stolen item.

All three suspects are now at Miri Central Police Station, and the case is being investigated under Section 379A of the Penal Code for theft of motor vehicles.

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