Following a car chase, police arrested a suspect after he tried to evade a road block.
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Police across the country often risk their lives everyday to uphold the rule of law.
Recently, a video showing police officers putting themselves in harm’s way to arrest a suspect had gone viral.
The suspect is said to be a foreigner who led police on a chase before he was apprehended near Pinggiran Subang here.
Deputy Petaling Jaya OCPD Supt Ku Mashariman Ku Mahmood said in a statement that the incident happened around 5.30pm on Saturday (2 April).
Police initially stopped the suspect who was behaving suspiciously in a car along Jalan Sungai Buloh, towards the direction of Subang near Kota DamansaraOCPD Supt Ku Mashariman Ku Mahmood elaborating on the incident.
When police attempted to inspect the vehicle, the suspect accelerated his vehicle in an attempt to flee.
The suspect also tried to ram one of the men in blue, which prompted the police to shoot the suspect’s car tyre.
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The Petaling Jaya police control centre alerted other patrol vehicles for backup as the chase unravelled.
Towards the end, the suspect abandoned his Proton Wira Aeroback and attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended near Bandar Pinggiran Subang.
Investigations revealed the suspect was a 40-year-old foreign national.
The suspect had been remanded for four days to assist in investigation.
Police is investigating the case for attempted murder, disobeying a policeman’s orders, fleeing a police inspection and not having valid documents.
The force is appealing to witnesses for information on the incident by contacting the police hotline at 03-2052 9999 or visit the nearest police station.
Netizens praised the police for their effort.
The public also expressed hope that the police get all the support they need, as they are dealing with increasingly tough circumstances on the street day in and day out.
Netizens pointed out that police officers have had tremendous added duties and responsibilities to keep all citizens safe in this country.
And, sometimes, they make the ultimate sacrifice in walking the thin blue line – they give their lives.
Truly, we are blessed they are working on our behalf.