Grave robbers strike Christian cemetery in Miri

MIRI: Grave robbers dug up at least four graves and stole valuables buried together with the dead at a Christian cemetery in the Lambir district 20km from here.

A pastor from the Good Shepherd Church Lutong lodged a police report after discovering the desecrated graves at noon Wednesday.

Miri police chief Asst Comm Khoo Leng Huat confirmed the incident.

The police are investigating the grave robberies and are trying to ascertain what was stolen with the next-of-kin.