Penang cops seize 34 m-bikes in operation

Penang police say Ops Samseng Jalanan will be held weekly to prevent illegal racing. – X pic, September 17, 2023.

POLICE seized 34 motorcycles from suspected “mat rempit” gangs during Ops Samseng Jalanan in Balik Pulau early this morning.

In a statement today, the southwest district police headquarters said police also issued 65 summonses in the four-hour operation, which started at 12.30am.

“In an integrated operation under Ops Samseng Jalanan, police seized 34 motorcycles for various offences under section 64(4) of the Road Transport Act 1987,” said the statement.

The statement said the operation would be carried out weekly to prevent the scourge of “mat rempit” and street gangs, which frequently disturb the peace. – Bernama, September 17, 2023.

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