JOHOR BAHARU, Nov 12 (Bernama) -- Johor police today released a list of most wanted criminals in the state, believed to be involved in rape, robbery, prostitution and extortion.
Top on the list are seven men believed to be members of a criminal group in Kampung Melayu Majidee, responsible for a number of robbery and rape cases in the city.
Police have identified them as Wan Azasar Wan Yusoff, 27; Mohamed Zaidi Abdul Jalil,30; Ismail Putra Md. Sarif, 26; Mohd Farhan Bachok, 25; Mohd Wahratul Ikram Abdul Wahab, 32; Shahril Ridwan Salehuddin, 28 and Md. Hamidon Mohd Razali,29.
All suspects are from Kampung Melayu Majidee except Mohd Farhan and Md Hamidon who are from Jalan Stulang Baru and Kampung Sri Paya Larkin respectively.
"We have mounted a manhunt for the seven and we hope the public can help identify them and inform the police immediately," said Johor deputy CID chief ACP Che Yusuf Che Ngah here today, adding that police were also looking for another seven criminals believed to be involved in prostitution activities.
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Liew Kon Fah, 47 and Shee Soh Fun, 50 are both wanted for their involvement in immoral activities at entertainment outlets in Taman Pelangi while Chan Ban Kok, 41 and Kon Wei Keong, 33, are wanted for prostitution activities in Taman Tun Aminah, Skudai and Kangkar, Pulai respectively.
Chin Kon Chiew, 68 and Chee Hien Kiong, 40 are wanted for prostitution activities at Serene Park here and Jalan Perjiranan, Pasir Gudang respectively while Che Ahmad Yahya, 40 from Taman Universiti, Skudai is wanted for prostituting his two wives in Singapore from 1992-1994.
Another trio, M. Sasitharen, 27; P. Vikeshwaran, 32 and G. Subramaniam, 31 are wanted for extortion and robbery, using parangs and knives at Ulu Tiram, Kota Tinggi, Mersing and Batu Pahat.
Salleh Muhamed, 50, from Tokang Pecah, Batu Pahat, believed to be an arms dealer who buys arms from Thailand and later sells them to criminals here is also high on the wanted list while Wong Chee Wah, 40 is being sort for carjacking in Johor, Negeri Sembilan and Selangor.
Police are also looking for a football bookie, Yeoh Boon Chin, 44 from Taman Daya and Kamaruddin Yunus, 50, a pornographic VCD seller from Bandar Baru Uda.
Those with information can contact the Johor police hotline at 07-2212999 or head to the nearest police station.