Cleaner finds blank ammo in bus station toilet

SEREMBAN - A cleaner who was cleaning a public toilet in the Terminal One bus station here was shocked to find 19 rounds of blank ammunition in a dustbin yesterday.

The man, in his 40s, discovered the ammunition, which is used for M16 rifles, while emptying one of the dustbins about 11.30pm. He reported the matter to security personnel at the station.

Seremban police chief Assistant Commissioner Zainal Abu confirmed the discovery.

He said investigations revealed that the ammunition had been used during shooting practice.

He said police were tracing the owner of the ammunition to find out why the ammunition had been discarded at the location.

The case is being investigated under Section 8 of the Firearms (increased penalties) Act 1971.

Police urge those with information to contact the police station here.