Car Thief Shot Dead After Reversing Into Police Car
A habitual car thief who was just convicted was shot dead during a high speed car chase with the police on 21 May 2014.
A Habitual Car Thief Was Shot Dead By The Police During A Car Chase In Kuala Selangor On 21 May 2014
At 8.20am, The 34-Year-Old Convict Resisted Arrest When Police Attempted To Stop Him From Escaping In A Stolen Refrigerator Lorry
Selangor Criminal Investigation Department chief Datuk Mohd Adnan Abdullah said police received information that a refrigerator truck carrying frozen foodstuff, including frozen vegetables, was stolen in Jinjang, Kuala Lumpur, at 8.20am yesterday.nst.com.my
In the 8.20am incident, the 34-year-old man, who was a former convict, resisted arrest when a team of policemen on patrol attempted to stop him from getting away in a stolen lorry.thestar.com.my
A 20km High Speed Chase Ensued From Sungai Pelong To Ijok
Selangor CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Mohd Adnan Abdullah said a 20km chase ensued from Sungai Pelong to Ijok. “The lorry driven by the suspect was spotted near Simpang Merbau Sempak, Sungai Buloh, at about 8.30am.thestar.com.my
At 8.30am, a mobile patrol vehicle (MPV) located the truck at the Merbau Sempah intersection in Sungai Buloh and pursued it for 20km to Batu 28, Ijok, where the suspect then turned the vehicle into a dirt road heading for an oil palm plantation.nst.com.my
Police Cornered The Suspect At An Oil Palm Plantation In Ijok
When He Had No Way Out, The Suspect Reversed The Lorry At High Speed Into The Police Patrol Car. The Police MPV Was Pushed Back 13 Metres.
A Policeman Ran Towards The Driver's Side Of The Lorry, Ordering The Suspect To Stop. However, The Suspect Continued To Reverse The Lorry Into The Patrol Car.
SAC Adenan Says Police Had No Choice But To Open Fire Due To The Suspect's Aggressive Behaviour
Due to the suspect’s aggressive behaviour, the policemen had no choice but were forced to open fire, said SAC Adnan.thestar.com.my
Fearing for the safety of his partner, Adnan said the policeman fired a shot, hitting the suspect.fz.com
"A police officer jumped out of the moving vehicle and ordered the suspect to stop but he refused, forcing the officer to fire two shots. "The suspect got out of the vehicle and fell about 5m from the truck and succumbed to his injuries."nst.com.my
“One of our personnel fired a shot and it hit the man. He was pronounced dead by a medical team,” SAC Adnan added.thestar.com.my
The Suspect Already Had Several Convictions For Car Thefts And Was Charged For Another Case Just Five Days Ago
Checks by the police revealed that the suspect, who had several convictions for car theft, was charged at a Petaling Jaya court five days ago for another car theft. The lorry that he drove was also reported stolen in Jinjang, Kuala Lumpur.thestar.com.my
The body has been sent to the Sungai Buloh Hospital for a post-mortem.thestar.com.my