Old Girl's Abduction Suspect Arrested
Took Leng How,
a 22-yr-old Chinese man, wanted by the Singapore Police Force (SPF) in
connection with the case of missing girl Huang Na, has surrendered himself to
the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP). According to the RMP, Took gave himself up in
Penang at 1.30 pm this afternoon.
been looking for the Malaysian who is believed to be connected to the
disappearance of the eight-year-old girl on 10 Oct 2004. The suspect fled
Singapore after being called in by Police for further questioning. A warrant
of arrest was issued against him on 26 Oct 2004 for abduction under Section
365 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224 for the purpose of investigation as we have
reasons to believe that he may be involved in this case.
SPF, with the
assistance of the RMP, will be bringing the suspect back to Singapore tonight.
We would like
to convey our gratitude to the Royal Malaysia Police, especially our
counterparts in Johor, Penang and Perak, for their invaluable assistance. The
close cooperation shows the level of rapport and trust that exist between the
two police forces.
Police Force Media Release 30 Oct 2004