Seven people arrested in Kluang for possession of shotguns, dead animals and vehicles

KLUANG – Seven men from the locality have been arrested for having three shotguns, dead animals and a four-wheeler (4WD) found in their vehicle.

Asst Comm Bahrin Mohd Mohd said that the suspects were arrested at 5pm Saturday, June 1.

The 4WD was detained by a team of enforcement personnel from Johor Wildlife and National Parks Department, police and General Operations Force Simpang Renggam.

The team discovered 12 jungle fowls and a deer in the vehicle. He said that we also seized 18 shells, three shotguns, and a total of 12 jungle fowl.

ACP Bahrin also added that none the suspects had criminal histories and all of them tested negative for drug use.

He added that all seven had been placed on remand for five-days.

ACP Bahrin stated that the case is being investigated in accordance with Section 8 of Firearms (Increased Penalties) Act, 1971 and Section 8 (A) of Arms Act 1960.

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