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Cop nabbed over alleged involvement in drug ring

KUALA LUMPUR: Police on Thursday nabbed one of their own on suspicion of being a drug pusher in a swoop that saw seven others taken into custody. The policeman was believed to be a middleman in a drug syndicate involving seven men and a woman aged between 32 and 59 years old. Bukit Aman Narcotics In...

13/01/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Daughter begs drug authority to send mum to rehab

YAN - A woman who was shocked to see her mother among suspected junkies rounded up by the National Anti-Drug Agency (NADA) begged the agency to send the woman for treatment. The 21-year-old had gone to the drug haunt in Kampung Seberang Jaya, Kuala Sala here to retrieve her motorcycle used by her m...

09/01/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

China bans speedskater for failed drug test

BEIJING : China has banned speedskater Xiaoxuan Shi from the national team for two years after failing a drug test, removing her from their squad for next month's 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympivs, the China Skating Association said in a statement. Shi tested positive for banned substance clenbuterol...

08/01/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Drug addict beats up mum for refusing to give him money

Kuantan - A single mother was brutally struck with a blunt object by her son when she refused to give him money at thier Felda Bukit Sagu 3 home here on Thursday. In the 4pm incident, the 25-year-old son, who is believed to have been under the influence of drugs, demanded cash from his mother, but t...

06/01/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Look to ‘Ta’zir’ for guidance in drug sentencing

There is ongoing global debate on whether drug-related offences should carry capital punishment. To date the worldwide trend is towards abolishing the death penalty for such offences. Malaysia has followed the global trend in doing away with the death penalty for drug-related crimes. It is...

05/01/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

2 nabbed for dealing in drugs

KUCHING: Over the last year, two youths have been trafficking in synthetic drugs while studying at a private college here. The duo, aged 19 and 20, may now face the hangman’s noose after they were caught with RM40,000 worth of drugs on Wednesday. One youth is a mechanical engineering student,...

05/01/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Sisters held in drug raid

Padang Terap - Two teenage sisters were among 10 people picked up by the National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) in an operation held from Monday until early yesterday morning. The sisters, aged 15 and 19, were arrested with their elder brother, 23, and two male friends at their parents' house in Kampung R...

04/01/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Siblings among 10 nabbed for drug abuse

Alor Setar : A youth and his two younger sisters were among 10 people detained for suspected drug abuse during an operation conducted around Padang Terap. Padang Terap district chief officer of the National Anti-Drug Agency Zainal Abidin Ismail said the three siblings aged 15, 19 and 23 were arreste...

04/01/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Sisters held in drug raid

TWO teenage sisters were among 10 people picked up by the National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) in an operation held from Monday until early yesterday morning. The sisters, aged 15 and 19, were arrested with their elder brother, 23, and two male friends at their parents’ house in Kampung Rambutan at 4...

04/01/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Nabbed for trying to bomb complex

Tumpat - Kelantan police detained a man for tempting to blow up the Rantau Panjang Immigration, Customs, Quarantine and Security (ICQS) complex. Kelantan Police Chief Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan said the 30-year-old suspect was arrestes at a roadblock on Saturday by Malaysian Border Security Agency (Aks...

01/01/2018 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Teen drug mule’s nervousness at KLIA gave him away

SHAH ALAM: The nervousness and awkward gait of a 16-year-old school dropout gave him away as he was about to board an international flight. The teen was a drug mule, promised huge financial gains by drug dealers if he was successful in his first delivery attempt. Set to fly to Taiwan on Dec 13...

22/12/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

3 arrested over drugs in Bali

DENPASAR: Police have arrested an Australian, an American and a Malaysian on the holiday island of Bali for drugs offences, the latest foreigners to run afoul of some of the world’s strictest laws against narcotics. The three men, who were arrested in separate cases, appeared before the media at a b...

20/12/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

'War against drugs yet to be won'

Kuala Lumpur: The government has knowledged that its war against drugs has proven to be unsuccessful. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said this was due to the continued increase in the number of users and addicts as well as those jailed for drug-related offences the years.

18/12/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Veteran drug runner jailed

Bangkok : A Thai court yesterday sentenced a notorious 76-year-old drug trafficker to life in prison after he was allegedly caught trying to sell 20kg of crystal meth in the Golden Triangle drug producing region. Laota Seanlee – a former anti-Communist guerilla turned drug runner who famously opened...

14/12/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Everyone loses in the game of drugs

DRUG abuse is on the rise. The National Anti-Drugs Agency (Nada) stated last year that an average of 86 cases of drug abuse were reported every day. Nada’s figures also indicate that the number of drug addiction cases in Malaysia had increased by 14 per cent from 26,668 cases in 2015 to 30,847 la...

13/12/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES