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‘Kabali’ actors held over break-ins

SHAH ALAM — They were movie extras in Kabali, Indian superstar Rajinikanth’s blockbuster, which was shot in Malaysia.

The couple were arrested recently after police identified them to be members of Gang Seniman responsible for several break-ins in Shah Alam.

A third suspect, who police believe disposed the loot to unsuspecting buyers at below market prices, was also taken into custody.

District police chief Assistant Commissioner Shafien Mamat said police recovered RM60,000 worth of stolen goods after they raided a few pawn shops in Bandar Sunway and Puchong.

They also seized part of the stolen loot in the suspect’s home in Section 19, Shah Alam, on Oct 13. The suspects were also tested positive for drugs.

Police said the duo had been active since April, and they normally broke into apartments.

Police arrested the third suspect, an Indonesian aged 42, in Puchong on Wednesday.

Shafien said the suspects were believed to be involved in 11 robberies and police had informed the victims to identify the loot to establish their
belongings.

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