In the early hours of the morning in Labok, Kelantan a 33-year-old man tragically lost his life in a shooting incident after allegedly assaulting a police officer with a sharp weapon. The incident unfolded around 4:30 am when patrolling officers from IPD Machang received a report from the public concerning a suspicious white Toyota Vios in the Kampung Joh area.
Kelantan man attacks police
As the police approached the vehicle, it sped away, leading to a pursuit. During the chase, confrontations occurred between the suspect’s car and the police patrol vehicle, culminating in the suspect losing control of his car in Kampung Labok. Upon inspection, the suspect, who had a history of criminal activity, attacked a police officer, prompting the officer to fire shots in self-defense.
The suspect fled in the police vehicle but was later found dead approximately 4 km from the scene. Authorities also discovered equipment associated with cattle theft in the suspect’s car. The case is now under investigation, involving various legal charges.