POLICE arrested two fugitives and two hooligans with a pistol in Twantay yesterday.
Acting on a tip-off, the police stopped a car with the four men on board near Yangyi Village in Twantay Township.
However, as the car did not stop and attempted to outrun the police a wheel was shot out by the officer.
During the search police arrested San Oo, 44, Nyein Chan Ko, 25, Myo Thet Naing, 31, and Ko Ko Maung, 30 and discovered a 9 mm pistol loaded with five bullets and another 47 bullets, three daggers and three mobile phones.
It was found that San Oo and Nyein Chan Ko were fugitives and wanted by the Twantay Police Station for five criminal cases. San Oo, a hooligan from Thirimingala Market in Hline Township is wanted by the police for three criminal cases.
Charges have been filed against all four.
Yangon Region Police Force