Police have arrested eight Nigerian nationals and a local in Cyberjaya near here on suspicion of being involved in African Scam activities resulting in losses amounting to more than RM7.2 million.
The matter was confirmed by Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar in a Twitter posting today which mentioned the crimes involved two groups.
He congratulated the Federal Police (Bukit Aman) Commercial Crimes Investigation Department (CCID) which conducted the arrests.
“Well done [email protected] Bukit Aman for apprehending nine people (eight Nigerians) and smashing two African Scam groups in Cyberjaya with victims’ losses exceeding RM7.2 million. #GoPDRMGo,” he said.
Meanwhile, in another case, police also held 23 individuals including a chemist from India, suspected of being involved in drug processing in Johor Baru, Johor.
Khalid said the raid on a ketamine processing laboratory was carried out by the Bukit Aman Special Tactical Intelligence Narcotics Group (STING).
He said STING seized 269 kg of ketamine in the raid.
“Well done STING @PDRMsia for nabbing 23 people including a chemist from India and smashing a ketamine processing laboratory in Johor Bahru. Seized 269 kilogrammes #GoPDRMGo,” he said. — Bernama