4 policemen arrested for allegedly taking money from factories owners via intimidation and threat

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Pic courtesy Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay

JOHOR BARU: Four policemen have been arrested for allegedly using threat and intimidation to gain money from factories owners.

“The suspects, aged between 26 and 46, were arrested last Thursday (April 8) at about 6.15pm after a victim lodged a police report at the Johor police headquarters on the case, ” Johor police chief Comm Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay told the media at a press conference on Wednesday (April 14).

He added that ivestigations are being carried out as reports revealed that the suspects have been conducting this criminal activity for a long time.

“The group has been acting as a ‘tax collector’ by going from factory to factory collecting money for quite some time and there might be reports made by victims that have not reached us in the headquarters.

“They requested RM1,500 from the victim as payment for them to not take action against a factory worker ( from Bangladesh) who did not have a work permit, ” Comm Ayob Khan added.

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