Snatch thief dies after victim rams car into his bike in Malaysia

Snatch thief dies after victim rams car into his bike in Malaysia
The student quickly got into his car and pursued the suspect for about the 3km before he rammed the car into the suspect’s motorcycle near a traffic light.
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SERDANG - A snatch thief died after his victim gave chase with his car and knocked him off his motorcycle in Seri Kembangan early Sunday.

It is learnt that the 25-year-old suspect had snatched a bag belonging to a Yemeni student who was having drinks at a mamak stall at about 3.30am.

The student quickly got into his car and pursued the suspect for about the 3km before he rammed the car into the suspect's motorcycle near a traffic light.

Serdang OCPD Asst Comm Megat Mohamad Aminudin Megat Alias said the suspect died due to head injuries.

"He has records for assault, criminal intimidation and a drug offence.

"We have detained the Yemeni student, in his 20s, and checking his documents," he said.

"We will apply for a remand order on the student to assist in investigations," he said.

The suspect's body has been sent to Serdang Hospital for post-mortem.

The case has been classified as culpable homicide not amounting to murder under Section 304 of the Penal Code.

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