Police have arrested six men for stealing construction metal worth RM700,000 at the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (Rapid), which is part of the Petronas Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC).
Kota Tinggi OCPD Supt Ahsmon Bajah said the men, who were part of a syndicate dubbed “Geng Emmi Besi” were arrested during a separate raid on Sunday (May 17) and Monday (May 18).
“The first arrest was conducted on May 17 at about 5.45pm where we arrested three men during a roadblock at KM49.5 Senai-Desaru Expressway.
“The second raid was conducted on May 18 at 3pm where we arrested another three men within the PIC area. All suspects are aged between 35 and 62, ” he said during a press conference at Kota Tinggi District Police Headquarters here on Tuesday (May 19).