Home > News > Nation
Thursday February 23, 2012 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Saturday May 25, 2013 MYT 12:52:03 AM
GEORGE TOWN: Quick action by a policeman stopped two robbery suspects from getting away in Sungei Nibong.
The policeman was, however, injured when one of several shots he fired at the suspects with his revolver hit his leg.
The incident occured when the suspects armed with parang rushed into a cyber cafe in Taman Perkasa at about 3.15am on Thursday.
It is learnt that the policeman, 25, happened to be in the vicinity and went to investigate.
While fighting off the suspects, aged 26 and 40, the policeman opened fire. One of the suspects was hit in the right leg and the other in the neck.
Apart from the gunshot wound, the policeman also suffered cuts on his left arm and leg. All three were sent to the Penang Hospital for treatment.
OCPD Asst Comm Gan Kong Meng said the one of the suspects has 19 police records.
Tags / Keywords:
Busted over illegal viewing
Bus Rapid Transit fares to have basic cost of 90 sen from Aug 1
Cops slam brakes on gang
Family of MH370 victims thrown into emotional turmoil with latest find
CID: No secret documents lost
MACC denies charge sheet against PM
Beauties get physical
Beijing says is safe choice for 2022 winter Games
Prince releases funk single Stare on Spotify
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)