JB gang which broke into S'pore homes held

JB gang which broke into S'pore homes held
Johor police chief Senior Deputy Commissioner Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff (second from left) at a press conference showing the wig used by a gang member.

The gang had broken into homes in Singapore and Johor Baru.

They also stole a car from one of the homes here.

One of the gang members even wore a wig to disguise himself while robbing homes.

The gang was busted when eight people, including the man who allegedly used the wig, were arrested in a series of raids in Johor Baru on Monday.

Police seized the hairpiece, along with four knives, four modified Allen keys and a parang from the gang, The Star reported.

Six vehicles were reported to have been stolen from the homes.

The police have so far recovered a Volkswagen stolen from Singapore and a Proton Perdana in Johor Baru.

Johor police chief Senior Deputy Commissioner Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff said apart from the two cars, the police also recovered 15 wristwatches, 14 mobile phones and other stolen items.

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