MALAYSIA: ATTEMPT TO SMUGGLE 4WD TO INDONESIA’S WEST KALIMANTAN CURBED

The General Operations Force (GOF) thwarted an attempt to smuggle out a four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle from Malaysian city of Kuching to West Kalimantan, Indonesia, in an operation conducted in an oil palm plantation in Serikin here last Friday.

GOF 11th Battalion commanding officer Supt Mohammad Sar’ie Fauzi said the driver of the Mazda 4WD however managed to escape.

He said the 4WD vehicle was stopped by a GOF team, led by ASP Mohd Mazlan Mohd Ariff who was conducting anti-smuggling patrol along the border of Sarawak and West Kalimantan.

Following checks, it was found that the vehicle was believed to have been stolen, he said, adding that the vehicle had been handed over to the Bau police station for further action.

Source: NAM News Network