KUALA KRAI, 5 March 2009: Four criminals on the police wanted list were shot dead at a junction along Jalan Kuala Krai-Gua Musang here at 7.15am today.
Kelantan police chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Hanafi said police tailed their car after receiving a tip-off on their location at 6am.
“Upon realising that they were being followed, the criminals fired several shots,” he told Bernama.
Police returned fire and shot dead all four.
He said the criminals were wanted by the Kelantan police on suspicion of involvement in property and violent crimes.
The bodies were sent to the Kuala Krai Hospital for post-mortems.