An auxiliary police officer fired two shots at a Malaysian car at Tuas Checkpoint after it reversed in a dangerous manner against the flow of traffic, towards other police officers standing behind. The shooting incident happened around 11.45pm on Tuesday (Oct 27).

On the evening, two auxiliary police officers were sent to check on four vehicles which were parking suspiciously near the International Boundary on the Second Link Bridge in Tuas. As they neared the vehicles, two cars made a quick U-turn and sped off. The remaining two initially appeared to comply with the officers’ instructions to proceed to the checkpoint, but one of them started reversing and sped away. One of the auxiliary police officer fired two shots at the car but it got away towards Malaysia’s inland direction.

The driver of the remaining car is now detained but no illegal material were found despite initial investigations suggested the vehicles were smuggling cigarettes into Singapore.