04 Mar '11, 4am

A consignment containing at least 100 live pigs was hijacked by three armed robbers in M'sia

A consignment containing at least 100 live pigs was hijacked by three armed robbers in M'sia

A consignment containing at least 100 live pigs was hijacked by three armed robbers in Bidor. -- PHOTO: REUTERS TAPAH - A CONSIGNMENT containing at least 100 live pigs was hijacked by three armed robbers in Bidor near here. Tapah OCPD Supt Roslan Bek Ahmad said the robbers also held the lorry driver captive before ditching him by the roadside. 'The driver was about to leave the pig farm to deliver the consignment when he was ambushed by the robbers. One of them placed a parang on his neck and forced him into the lorry before speeding off,' he said. Supt Roslan said the driver was tied up during the incident at about 2.20pm on Wednesday. He said shortly after, the robbers released him and sped off with the consignment. Supt Roslan said the lorry was later found abandoned in Pedas, Negri Sembilan, about 230km away, minus the pigs. -- THE STAR/ANN

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