Cops nab 43 in connection with looting, theft cases in Selangor’s flood-hit areas

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have detained 40 men and three women following 13 cases of thefts and looting in flooded areas in Selangor.

Bukit Aman CID director Comm Datuk Seri Abd Jalil Hassan said there were four cases of motorcycle thefts and nine cases of break-ins and looting at convenience stores between Dec 17 and Dec 23.

“We are investigating all cases.

“All cases will be referred to Deputy Public Prosecutors once the investigations are completed,” he said in a statement on Friday (Dec 24).

Comm Abd Jalil advised the public to prioritise their personal safety as well as safeguard their belongings.

“Comply with instructions by authorities in flooded areas,” he added.