Local businessman arrested over ‘missing’ RM2.89 million ring

KUANTAN (Bernama) – Malaysian police arrested a local businessman in connection with the ‘missing’ diamond and ruby ring, worth RM2.89 million, from a jewellery outlet in Genting Highlands last Sunday.

Pahang Commercial Criminal Investigation Department Head Superintendent Mohd Wazir bin Mohd Yusof said the businessman, aged 46 and from Kuching, Sarawak, was arrested in Bentong at 4.30pm on Wednesday.

He said the suspect, who deals with imported goods from China, also operates a budget hotel in the Federal capital as well as provides luxury car rental service through the WeChat application.

“The suspect is believed to know the two key suspects in the case as they had used his luxury car rental service a few times to Genting Highlands, including on the day of the incident, as well as to send them to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport a few hours later.”