IPOH, 27 March 2009: Police shot dead three people and arrested three others — all believed to be criminals — in an operation close to Bukit Merah Lake Town Resort near Taiping, 100km north of here, today.
It is believed that a police officer was wounded after he was shot by one of the men in the incident which occurred at 2pm.
Perak Chief Police Officer Datuk Zulkefli Abdullah, when contacted, confirmed the incident but declined to comment.
He said details of the incident would be revealed at a news conference later. — Bernama