KOTA KINABALU – Police arrested Mat Malaya, a man high on the wanted list for the shooting of a mechanic, at a homestay in Kundasang last night.
A woman and a baby girl who were in a room with the 44-year-old suspect were also roped in by the police in the raid at about 10.50pm.
Sabah Commissioner of Police Datuk Jalalluddin Abdul Rahman said the suspect will be detained for investigations into the attempted murder of a mechanic and illegal possession of a weapon.
On May 6, Mat Malaya was involved in a fight with a mechanic which ended with him firing a pistol. The mechanic was shot on his right calf. – NST