Police have arrested the man alleged to be the mastermind in the murder of Miri PKR branch secretary Bill Kayong, who was shot dead at a traffic light junction in Lutong on June 21.
This was announced by police chief Khalid Abu Bakar on his Twitter account tonight.
“Syabas JSJ @PDRMsia S’wak bjaya kesan dan tkap perancang utama pembunuhan Bill Kayong di KLIA sebentar tadi. #GoPDRMGo,” read his tweet.
In his tweet, Khalid congratulated the Sarawak police contingent Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for locating and nabbing the suspect at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) earlier.
Sarawak police confirmed that the individual was escorted to Malaysia by a special team led by Sarawak CID chief Dev Kumar, he was promptly arrested upon arrival at KLIA, at 7.45pm tonight.
According to Sarawak police chief Mazlan Mansor in a statement, the suspect was initially apprehended by the Ministry of Public Security in Putian, Fujian Province yesterday and deported by Chinese authorities to Malaysia from Xiamen.
The firearms seized were a Glock automatic pistol, a .223 Ruger Ranch Rifle and five shotguns.The ammunition were for pistol (416 rounds), shotgun (206) and GFL 9MM Luger (one).
Two of the firearms were owned by the man for self-protection with licences issued by the police while the rest were for use by auxiliary police officers and their licences were issued by the Miri district office.
Kayong, 43, whose Muslim name was Mohd Hasbie Abdullah, was shot dead while in a Toyota Hilux about 8.30am on June 21 at the Lutong traffic light junction near the E-Mart supermarket in Jalan Miri-Bintulu.
Source : @ Malaysiakini