Malaysian policeman shoots robber who slashed him with a parang
Published on Feb 25, 2014 9:03 PM
SHAH ALAM (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Malaysian policeman shot dead a robber who slashed him on the left arm with a parang following a burglary at a bungalow belonging to a pilot here on Tuesday.
Selangor police chief Datuk Mohd Shukri Dahlan said four robbers had broken into the bungalow in the early morning robbert and tied up the owner's 24-year-old son with a wire.
"They escaped with a laptop, three cell phones and a chain, all worth about RM10,000," he told a press conference.
He said policemen who rushed to the scene in a MPV at 6am, after the victim called police, spotted a Toyota Hilux parked by the roadside, about 500 metres from the scene of the robbery.
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