Teacher and chef nabbed for illegal racing

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 12 Oct 2019

GEORGE TOWN: A 25-year-old secondary school teacher and a 31-year-old chef were arrested for illegal motorcycle racing here along Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway at 2am on Saturday (Oct 12).

The teacher, who was still under probation, was believed to have been racing with another motorcyclist from the intersection of Jalan Kampung Jawa to Medan Selera Kampung Jawa in Bayan Lepas.

Balik Pulau OCPD Supt A. Anbalagan said both men were arrested during 'Operasi Samseng Jalanan'.

"The teacher, who was teaching at a school within the northeast district, was riding a yellow coloured Yamaha YZF-RI while the chef was riding a red RSV4 Aprilia.

"Both men have been released on police bail and we are investigating the case under Section 42 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987," he said.

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