Police rescue kidnapped cosmetics agent

Police suspect the 36-year-old cosmetics agent was smuggled out of the country via an illegal jetty in Kelantan. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 30, 2022.

A COSMETICS agent who was kidnapped at her home in Tumpat, Kelantan on September 13 has been safely rescued and brought home today.

Inspector-General of Police Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani said that the victim was rescued with the assistance and sharing of information between the Malaysian police and the Royal Thai Police who managed to detect the presence of the victim in Thailand.

He thanked his Thai counterparts and the Malaysian embassy for their assistance and efforts to rescue the victim.

According to him, seven local men were detained around Kelantan, Selangor and Kuala Lumpur to facilitate investigations into the case and are being investigated under Section 3(1) of the Kidnapping Act 1961.

Acryl Sani said a vehicle believed to be used to kidnap the victim was also seized.

During the September 13 incident, a 36-year-old woman was kidnapped by several men from her home in Kampung Semat Jal, Tumpat at around 5.10pm.

The victim was suspected to have been smuggled out of the country through an illegal jetty in Kuala Jambu, Tumpat after the car used by the suspects was located. – Bernama, September 30, 2022.

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