Man Who Whipped Out Parang During Road Rage Arrested After A Fight With Police At Home

He was on the police wanted list for a number of armed robberies in Johor.

Cover image via Info Roadblock JPJ/POLIS Facebook

The parang-wielding driver of a blue Honda Civic, that was seen during a road rage incident at the Pasir Gudang Highway on Monday, 3 June, was arrested by a special investigation team from the Johor police's serious crimes division (D9) on Tuesday, 4 June

The 31-year-old suspect was arrested at a house in Taman Seri Mewah 3 in Simpang Renggam, where the police and the suspect were said to be involved in a brief fight.

The man, whose road rage was captured on a car's dashcam, was arrested together with three other male suspects, according to a report in Malay Mail today, 5 June.

During the raid yesterday, police also found the blue Honda Civic and seized a white Nissan Grand Livina, two parangs and several mobile phones from the suspects.

Malay Mail reported that all four of them were on the police wanted list for a number of armed robberies and cheating cases in Johor

While the main suspect is 31, the other three are said to be aged between 26 and 40.

Malay Mail, while citing an unnamed source, said that the main suspect, who had threatened the victim and made obscene gestures during the road rage incident on Monday, had a total of seven previous cases for theft, robbery and drug abuse.

"The other suspects have similar previous records for robbery, drugs and also criminal intimidation," Malay Mail quoted the source as saying, who added that all suspects are also wanted for a spate of luxury car thefts and robberies in the Johor Baru district.

Screengrab showing the main suspect attacking a car with a parang on Monday.

Image via Info Roadblock JPJ/POLIS Facebook

With the arrests, police believe they have solved 11 robbery cases in the JB district, Johor police chief Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd said

"The 31-year-old suspect was arrested at 5.30pm along with three other accomplices believed to be involved in the burglary cases. We are currently in the process of locating the other suspect," Mohd Khalil said in a statement today, as reported by NST Online.

Police are investigating the current road bullying case under Section 427 of the Penal Code for mischief and Section 506 of the Penal Code for criminal intimidation.

"The burglary cases are investigated under Section 305/397 of the Penal Code," he said, adding that all four suspects have been remanded for five days until 9 June.

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