KOTA BARU: Police here arrested three Harry Gunung gang members, including its leader, after a midnight shootout in Melor.
The gang is on the wanted list for at least 20 cases – armed robbery, car theft, treachery, extortion and break-ins – in Kelantan and Terengganu.
Three male suspects, including the gang leader known as Harry Gunung, were nabbed following the 12.10am incident when police raided a restaurant in Kg Kubang Tin, near here. The other two suspects are Adik Ba and Mat Yi.
Police raced to the restaurant when a man opened fire from inside a car parked outside the eatery. They shot the car tyre and nabbed the suspects. A police officer was injured by one of the suspects who kicked him.
Police seized a revolver, three bullets, three swords, three parang, a curved knife, break-in tools and recovered three shells.
They also seized gold chains, rings, lockets, earring and a Perodua Axia car.
Harry Gunung, 25, has been arrested 35 times, while Adik Ba, 30, and Mat Yi, 20, have 28 and 31 arrest records respectively.
Kelantan police chief Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan said one of the suspects had fired three shots at the police.