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Friday, May 08, 2009

Mas Selamat Captured In Malaysia!

Latest news - Mas Selamat has been caught in Johor and is now held by Malaysian authorities:

Mas Selamat captured (Straits Times)

Fugitive who escaped from Whitley detention centre last year is tracked down and captured in Johor after tip-off from Singapore; he is being held for interrogation by Malaysia

By Leslie Lopez, Senior Regional Correspondent

KUALA LUMPUR: Thirteen months after his audacious escape from detention in Singapore, Mas Selamat Kastari has been caught in Malaysia.

Singapore's most wanted terrorist was captured on April 1 while hiding in Johor, regional intelligence sources told The Straits Times.

It is believed that he was nabbed in the outskirts of Johor Baru and is now being held by the Malaysian authorities for interrogation.

It is not known how he slipped out of Singapore or when he entered Malaysia.

Although he was arrested six weeks ago, the Malaysian authorities have not yet announced the capture.

1 Comment:

A said...

Today online reports that he was actually arrested over a month ago.

http://www.todayonline.com/articles/318718.asp