Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini seized from carpark
KUALA LUMPUR: Police have seized a gold Rolls-Royce Phantom and a Lamborghini Aventador worth RM3.4 million, both belonging to a Kelantan businessman, over two separate offences here.
City police chief Commissioner Datuk Amar Singh Ishar Singh said the Rolls-Royce, with the number plate “DSS”, was seized at a valet parking facility at Pavilion Shopping Mall in Jalan Raja Chulan on Monday at about 1pm.
The yellow Lamborghini, with the number plate “G1M 5555”, was seized in the same area the following day.
“We acted upon receiving a tip-off. Both cars belong to a businessman with a “Datuk Seri” title in his 50s, who is overseas.
“During the raid on Monday, a 39-year-old man, a local believed to be the businessman’s driver, was arrested to assist in the investigation,” he told a press conference.
He said the driver then led investigators to the same location on Tuesday, where the Lamborghini, valued at about RM1.8 million, was seized.
Amar Singh said checks revealed the (pix) Rolls-Royce was not registered under the Road Transport Department (RTD) as there was no documentation and the registration number was fake.
It is learnt the Lamborghini was registered under the RTD but it had recorded a number of offences under Customs Department regulations.
Amar Singh added that initial investigations showed the Datuk Seri also owned several apartment units at the building from where the cars were seized.
“We believe he was staying in one of the apartment units before going abroad and we will get in touch with him to facilitate investigations once he returns,” he added.
Amar Singh said the case was being investigated under the Customs Act 1967.
Meanwhile, in a separate case, a policeman who was involved in a case where two senior police officers recently had their cars stolen from the car park of Bukit Aman’s Tower I building was charged yesterday under Section 379 (A) of the Penal Code for vehicle theft, which provides for between one and seven years’ jail and a fine.
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