Duo fleeing from police get rid of gun

Last update: 12/01/2019
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 12 (Bernama) - Two men believed to be criminals who were on a motorcycle got rid of a pistol while being pursued by police along the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Highway here early this morning.

A police spokesman told Bernama that in the 2am incident, three policemen were conducting a crime-prevention patrol in the Jelutong area when they stopped two men on a motorcycle and as they got near, the motorcyclist sped off.

He said the police pursued them but as they reached the highway, the motorcyclist threw away the helmet while the man who was riding pillion threw away a pistol.

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