JOHOR BARU, 11 May 2009: MCA president Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat lost a briefcase when the car of his friend’s Toyota Estima was broken into in Taman Perling, here.
Johor police chief Datuk Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff said police received a report from Ong’s friend, believed to be a MCA member, at about 5pm yesterday, claiming his car was broken into and the briefcase was also missing.
“The 46-year-old victim was reported to have parked the car in the housing area. Also stated in the report made at the Perling police station was that a briefcase belonging to Ong’s bodyguard was missing,” he told reporters at the Johor police headquarters, here, today.
Mohd Mokhtar said following the incident, police arrested 11 people aged between 25 and 30 to help in the investigation.
He said the briefcase was believed to contain several important documents, but police had not yet recorded a statement from Ong. — Bernama