PDRM Shoots Dead 4 Men Believed To Be Involved In Over 50 Robberies In Selangor This Year
Four men, believed to have been involved in more than 50 robberies in Selangor since the beginning of this year, were shot dead by officers of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) at 1pm on Friday, 25 December
According to a report in Bernama, the suspected robbers were shot dead while trying to escape following a robbery at a house in Rawang yesterday.
A police team had received information regarding the robbery and spotted a suspicious-looking Perodua Axia. After tailing it to a road near Sungai Buloh Hospital, they ordered the men to stop their car.
The men, however, refused and sped off towards Jalan Kuala Selangor. Following which, a chase ensued, according to Selangor Police acting chief Datuk Arjunaidi Mohamed.
During the chase, the suspected robbers' car rammed into a female GrabFood delivery rider and dragged her for about a few metres
"After running into the rider, the car could not go forward. The driver tried to ram the rider again prompting the police to fire several shots at the suspect's car to save the victim," Arjunaidi told reporters at the scene.
The GrabFood rider suffered injuries on several parts of her body.
The suspects were shot dead when one of the suspects got out of the car armed with a machete, prompting the police to fire more shots
The suspects, in their 20s, were members of a masked robbery gang, Bernama reported.
"We believe all the suspects had been involved in more than 50 robberies in Selangor since the beginning of this year and two of them had criminal records,"Arjunaidi was quoted as saying.
"Inside the car, police found several machetes, jewellery, cash, some helmets and black clothes believed to be used by the suspects to carry out robbery," he added.
The case was being investigated under Section 307 of the Penal Code.