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SHAH ALAM, Aug 5 — Police arrested two women and a man in Selangor yesterday for committing a criminal breach of trust in buying and selling gold in several shops in Shah Alam.

District police chief ACP Mohd Iqbal Ibrahim said the main suspect known as ‘Sally’, a 42-year-old wholesaler, was arrested at an apartment in Bandar Puteri Puchong, Petaling along with her 37-year-old brother.

Also detained in a separate arrest made here was a 25-year-old woman who works in a gold shop and is suspected of conspiring with Sally to carry out the criminal activity for the past seven months.

Mohd Iqbal said the arrests were made following a police report on July 31 from a gold shop owner in Section 7 who audited his gold stock and found it short of 1.5 kg worth over RM1 million.

“Based on the CCTV footage, the female employee was always dealing with a woman named Sally. This employee gave weight in excess of 300 to 500 gm to Sally in each transaction. The total transaction was more than 150,” he told a press conference today.

He said police also seized RM414,700 in cash, 80 pieces of jewellery, 10 mobile phones, and a Toyota Harrier vehicle totalling RM700,000.

— Bernama

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