A 23-year-old man from Petaling Jaya was arrested at a condominium in Bandar Sunway after he was found stealing women’s clothing to be used for orgasm.
Petaling Jaya District Police Chief, ACP Mohamad Fakhruddin Abdul Hamid, revealed that the culprit was arrested after the police received a report about the case from a female victim.
He said the complainant saw the suspect, known as Ong Kok Thye, loitering around the elevator on the floor of her house at around 10.30am, yesterday (Thursday, 16th June). “The woman suspected the man was the individual behind the loss of her clothing and undergarments previously,” Mohamad Fakhruddin said.
The police official added, “The suspect admitted in front of the complainant’s husband and the condominium management that he did steal the woman’s clothes”. He then led the married couple to a bedroom in the same condominium unit, where he kept all the stolen clothing. The victim then alerted the police about the case.
On the same day, around 12:15pm, the man, who works as a waiter at a restaurant, was arrested by a team of cops from the Sungai Way Police Station. The police also seized 58 women’s clothing of various brands, and also a stick he had used to pick the clothes.
Mohamad Fakhruddin also said the suspect has been remanded for four days and the case was investigated under section 457 of the Penal Code. Earlier today (Friday, 18th June), the suspect was charged under section 29(1) of the Minor Offences Act 1955 in the Petaling Jaya Magistrate’s Court for failing to testify.
The case was handled by Deputy Public Prosecutor Zafirah Syed Mustapa, while the accused was not represented by a lawyer or surety. Ong was also offered a bail of RM1,000 from the prosecuting attorney.
The magistrate allowed the bail to the accused and decided 9th September for the case’s re-mention date.