Man in remand over job scam involving 47 Malaysians detained in Cambodia

KUCHING (Bernama) – The police have obtained an order to remand to four days a man who was arrested in connection with the cheating case involving 47 Malaysians who were detained in Cambodia.

Kuching Court registrar Dora Undau issued the order following an application from the case investigating officer, ASP Pricha Azin.

According to Sarawak Commercial Criminal Investigation Department head, Superintendant Mustafa Kamal Gani, the 34-year-old suspect was arrested at his house last Saturday.

To date, 23 people, comprising 18 men and five women, have come forward to lodge police reports on the case.

Recently it was reported that the 47 Malaysians were detained in Cambodia since December 11 last year on charges of cheating, initiating and carrying out illegal online gambling activities.

All 47 were released after it was found that they were duped by a job agency syndicate.

The 34-year-old suspect was arrested at his house on Saturday. – BERNAMA