4 Men Arrested For Racing Luxury Cars Against Traffic At Midnight On KESAS Highway

They were detained by the police when they stopped at the Awan Besar rest and recreational (R&R) area in Kuala Lumpur.

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Four men were arrested for speeding against oncoming traffic on the Shah Alam Expressway (KESAS) on Sunday, 5 September

According to New Straits Times, the police spotted the men in two different groups and at separate times before they were seen at a stop along the highway in Kuala Lumpur.

"At 11.20pm (4 September), the operations team saw two Nissan GTR R35 cars racing against each other against oncoming traffic until the exit of the Awan Besar rest and recreational (R&R) area," said Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department (JSPT) deputy director Datuk Mohd Nadzri Hussain.

"At 11.50pm, two other vehicles, a BMW M6 and a Mercedes Benz A14, were found performing the same action."

Nadzri said the group eventually stopped at the R&R area at 12.30am on Sunday, where they were approached by the police

They were taken to the Kuala Lumpur Traffic Police Station for further investigation.

Photos published on Sinar Harian show the men standing beside their vehicles at the police station.

Three of the vehicles are black in colour, while one is bright red.

Image via Harian Metro

The photos have since gone viral on social media.

The offenders are between the ages of 24 and 34

They were arrested during 'Operasi Khas Samseng Jalanan' that began at 10pm on Saturday and ended at 4.45am yesterday.

The operation was headed by two officers. A total of 19 members from the Bukit Aman JSPT Intelligence and Operations Unit were involved, reported Harian Metro.

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