ARKIB : 28/12/2002
Crime watch: Dec 27
Kajang prison hangs three convicts ...In KUALA LUMPUR, a man convicted of drug trafficking and two men convicted of murder were hanged to death at the Kajang Prison today.
According to the Prisons Department, the trio had their appeals to the Federal Court and the state Pardons Board turned down.
The trio were Mohamed Alladin Talib, 41, Ghazali Mat Ghani, 35, and Ariffin Agas, also 35.
Mohamed Alladin was convicted and sentenced to death by the Kota Bharu High Court on June 23, 1994 for trafficking 4,525 gm of ganja at KM 74 of the Kota Bharu-Gua Musang road in Kuala Krai on June 26, 1993.
Ghazali was convicted and sentenced to death by the Kuala Lumpur High Court for the murder of a policeman on Dec 26, 1992, at Jalan Jalak, Taman Seri Bahtera, Cheras, here, while Ariffin was also convicted and sentenced to death by the Kuala Lumpur High Court for the murder of three people in Bangsar, here, on April 23, 1993.
Two suspected criminals killed in shoot-out with police ...In SEREMBAN, two suspected criminals were killed in a shoot-out with the police at Batu 5, Jalan Seremban-Mantin, near the Galla Recreational Park, Mantin near here today.
The police recovered a M16 rifle in one of the vehicles used in the shoot-out which occurred at about 6 am.
A Proton Waja and a Mercedes Benz, believed to be used by the two suspects, were found abandoned at the road side.
The bodies of the two unidentified suspects have been sent to Seremban Hospital for post mortem.
State Police Chief SAC I Datuk Ahmad Fuaad Mohd Sidek and State CID Chief ACP Mohmad Salleh were at the scene of the shooting.
The police have yet to issue a statement on the incident.
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