Police shoot dead five of six robbers in Kuchai Lama heist

Published on 20 Nov 2018 8:24:04 PM

The police shot dead five of six men who staged a robbery at a goldsmith shop at a hypermarket in Kuchai Lama, Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday and caught the sixth robber.

Selangor CID chief SAC Fadzil Ahmat said a policeman was injured in the incident which happened at about 4.30pm.

He said four of the robbers were shot dead at the scene while one was shot dead about one kilometre away after he fled in a car.

The police recovered two pistols and several machetes as well as a large quantity of jewellery.