20,000 liters of subsidized diesel seized in Bahau industrial zone

KUALA PILAH: Law enforcement officers seized 20,000 liters of subsidized diesel from an unnumbered lot in the Mahsan Industrial Zone in Bahau, near here.

The district’s domestic trade and consumer affairs officer, Ahmad Khuzairi Salamat, said officers also seized a tanker truck, a car and several tanks used to store diesel in a raid around 6 p.m. on Tuesday 19 July.

The raid was carried out jointly with personnel from the General Operations Forces based in Cheras.

A screener checking a tank which was also believed to have been used to store subsidized diesel.

“We have also arrested two suspects aged between 20 and 30. One of them was injured while trying to escape and was admitted to Jempol hospital for treatment,” he said. he declared.

He said the estimated value of the items seized was RM106,000.

The diesel was stored in several containers on the ground.The diesel was stored in several containers on the ground.

Ahmad Khuzairi said checks showed the suspects had no valid license or document allowing them to store the diesel.

The matter, he said, was being investigated under the Control of Supplies Act 1961 for the storage of controlled items in an unlicensed location.

He also called on the public to report to the department if they had any information of such activity by contacting its call center on 1 800 886 800, the enforcement command center on 03 8882 6088/6245 or by post. email to [email protected] my.

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