Police nab three men after pistol found in car
Last Update: 02/01/2019
ALOR SETAR, Jan 2 (Bernama) -- The police arrested three men here early today after finding an imitation pistol and a police uniform and a pair of shoes in a car they were in.
Kota Setar District Police chief ACP Mohd Rozi Jidin said the men, in their 20s and 30s, were arrested at 2 am in Jalan Putra during the ‘Ops Mabuk’ police operation.
“The police suspected something amiss with a car and tailed it. They stopped the car and upon inspection found the police uniform, seven metal buttons, a chain and a whistle on the rear seat.
“Closer examination showed up a fake pistol in a black bag. The driver of the car was wearing police shoes and admitted that the uniform and pistol belonged to him,” he said in a statement.
Mohd Rozi said the men were arrested and a urine test showed up positive for methamphetamine.
He also said that during the operation, a 54-year-old carpenter was arrested for riding a motorcycle in a drunken state.