KUALA LUMPUR: Police arrested five mat rempit during a special operation along the Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (Akleh).
City Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department chief Asst Comm Zulkefly Yahya said police conducted the operations on Saturday night (May 22).
"The operation was led by Asst Supt Ahmad Fuad Mahmod after our Intelligence Unit conducted surveillance there.
"We arrested five males, aged between 17 and 27," he said in a statement on Sunday (May 23).
He said the suspects rode recklessly and performed stunts such as "superman" and zig-zag manoeuvre.
"We have classified the case as reckless and dangerous riding under Section 42 of the Road Transport Act.
"We will continue conducting these operations and welcome information from the public on such activities," he said.
He added that the goal was to curb such activities, which endanger other motorists.
Those with information can contact the Jalan Tun H.S Lee Traffic Police Station at 03-2071 9999 or the Kuala Lumpur police hotline at 03-2115 9999.