The Malaysia Pasukan Polis Marin Wilayah 3 Tok Bali, known as Marine Police Force Region 3 Tok Bali (PPM W3), on Friday (18 December) detained a vessel carrying 31,000 litres of undocumented diesel oil estimated to be worth MYR 1.6 million (USD393,700).
Norzaid Bin Muhammad Said, Commander of PPM W3 said his team were alerted by the public to a vessel conducting an unauthorised diesel transfer at a jetty in Pasir Putih Kelantan. PPM W3 then proceeded to the location to detain the vessel.
Commander Norzaid added that the case will be investigated under the Control of Supplies Act 1961 and has been handed over to the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Kelantan for further action.
PPM W3 urges the public to stay alert to any activities that involve smuggling and the PPM W3’s hotline is available round the clock at 09-5137726.
Photo credit: Marine Police Force Malaysia
Published: 23 December, 2020
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