Utama Isnin, 23 April 2018 | Unit Pusat Sumber | Agensi Antidadah Kebangsaan Carian

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Specialised drug court

Drug courts are specialised courts used to channel drug users into treatment as opposed to incarceration. Drug courts were set up to tackle fundamental behavioral problems that drug users face and also provide second chance for the drug users to recovery and become a productive member of society.

23/04/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

PPBM’ youth leader held over drugs

PARTI Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) has confirmed that an individual arrested for a drug case is one of its Hulu Selangor youth leaders. Hulu Selangor PPBM division chief Badrul Hisham Jaafar said the youth chief, who was arrested at his home on Saturday, had been inactive in the party for a long...

19/04/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Soon - a commune for ex-addicts

KUALA TERENGGANU - The state government plans to set up a special commune for reformed drug addicts to give them a new lease on life. Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman said at the 211th Police Day commemoration ceremony, the commune would be a safe and comfortable place to help fo...

11/04/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

750kg ketum leaves seized

BUKIT KAYU HITAM - Ketum leaf suppliers in Sik district have taken to growing the plant in rubber estates to meet the growing demand in Thailand. This was discovered by Malaysian Border Security Agency (Aksem) officers when they raided a shack in a rubber estate in Kampung Kubang Kesom on Sunday...

10/04/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Malaysia behind Thai drug smuggling attempt

BANGKOK: A Malaysian man whom the Thai police referred only as “AJ” was believed to be a drug lord responsible for the attempted smuggling of 700 kilogrammes of “Ice” (Crystal Methaphetamine) into the country late last month. The identity of the drug lord behind the unsuccessful atttempt was reve...

09/04/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Party division head in drug probe

POLICE will investigate a suspected drug abuse case involving Bandar Tun Razak Umno division chief Datuk Rizalman Mokhtar. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, when met after the World Halal Week 2018’s launch here yesterday, however, did not elaborate on the issue.

05/04/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

452 drug mules nabbed between 2010 and 2017

KUALA LUMPUR - A total of 452 drug mules were arrested at Malaysian entry points between 2010 and last year. The numbers had dropped due to relentless operations conducted by police at airports.

04/04/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Underground drug lab busted

KUALA LUMPUR - An underground mini drug processing laboratory. That is the latest tactic of at least one drug syndicate in its efforts to escape police attention. Active for the past four months at least, the syndicate was smashed when police arrested its ringleader, who goes by the name Ah Tee,...

03/04/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Thai cops nab Malaysia drug smugglers

KUALA LUMPUR - Two Malaysian men suspected of trying to smuggle 700kg of crystal methamphetamine into Malaysia were detained by Thai authorities yesterday. The drugs were found hidden among hundreds of pineapples and watermelons.

30/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

1,829 school kids on drugs, says Nada

KUALA LUMPUR - The National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) has identified 1,829 schoolchildren who abused drugs. They had been identified during tests conducted at primary and secondary schools between January last year and January this year.

28/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Recovering teens want to change for the better

KUALA LUMPUR - “Drugs destroyed my dream of becoming a national sprinter. My future is now completely destroyed, because of my addiction to psychotropic pills.” At just 13, Khairul began getting involved in drugs.

28/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

NS training for addicts?

KAJANG - Using the National Service Training Programme as a means of rehabilitating new drug addicts could come into play soon if a pilot project is successful.

28/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

‘I’m glad to be home’

Nor Liana welcomed her daughter home at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport with the promised ‘pulut kuning’ (yellow glutinous rice) with ‘sambal ikan bilis’ (spicy anchovies). Twelve years ago, Suzanna, who was then only 24, was detained at the Jorge Chavez International Airport with 2kg of d...

27/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Reducing stigma for addicts

An article published last month revealed that the number of students who tested positive for substance abuse is on the rise, with school children as young as nine years old caught experimenting with drugs in Kelantan. The number of students using drugs and not attending school have also increased....

27/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Nada officer claims trial to using position for gratification, falsifying documents

KOTA KINABALU: A National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) officer, Mohd Syamsul Jikan, was charged with 33 counts of using his position for gratification and falsifying quotation documents amounting to RM163,437 at the Sessions Court here, today. The accused, who also owns stationary supply company, Emmy...

23/03/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES