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Luck runs out for drug mule on 11th trip

`VALUABLE CATCH`: Togo woman caught with 750g of syabu in her stomach at KLIA KUALA LUMPUR: BIANNUAL visits to Malaysia by tourists are normally welcomed but a Togo woman may never be allowed to leave here if she is convicted of drug trafficking. The 47-year-old woman, dubbed a `serial drug mule`...

05/06/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Filipino maid to hang for drug offence

SHAH ALAM -- The High Court here sentenced a Filipino maid to the gallows for trafficking 1126.9 grams of cocaine at the Puduraya Bus Terminal in Kuala Lumpur, three years ago. Judge Datuk Mohd Sofian Abdul Razak sentenced Eliza Sans Gabrier, 45, after the defence had failed to raise any reasonable...

28/05/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Drug scourge clouds Myanmar reforms

THE good news coming out of Myanmar these days is of reform and reconciliation as it moves from military dictatorship to fledgling democracy. But what is coming across Myanmar`s border into Thailand is a surge of illicit drugs. One of Myanmar`s biggest businesses -- heroin and methamphetamine manuf...

24/05/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

RM15m drugs seized in Kapar

A team of officers from the federal police Narcotics Department raided a double-storey house there after several suspects, who were earlier arrested in another operation on Saturday, revealed its location to police. Department director Datuk Noor Rashid Ibrahim said yesterday police found 736,330 E...

19/05/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Nigerian gets death for drug trafficking

ALOR STAR: A Nigerian youth was yesterday sentenced to death by the High Court here after he was found guilty of trafficking in 18.8kg ganja two years ago. James Kamara, 23, remained calm when judicial commissioner Mohd Zaki Abdul Wahab meted out the sentence. According to the facts, Kamara was ar...

15/05/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Couple held in raid on mini drug lab

GEORGE TOWN: Police busted a mini drug lab here following a raid at a house in Air Itam here on Monday night. The raiding party also arrested the main suspect, a 50-year old man, and his girlfriend, a 20-year old local woman. Both were taken by surprise when the raiding party arrived at the house...

10/05/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Bid to smuggle syabu RM1.2m thwarted

ALOR SETAR -- The Kedah Customs and Excise Department thwarted an attempt by a Vietnamese woman to smuggle in syabu weighing 4.5kg valued at RM1.2 million at Bukit Kayu Hitam, near here, Saturday. Its director Datuk Abd Aziz Abdul Latif said the 43-year-old woman was detained by Customs after her b...

08/05/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

30 more centres for drug addicts

KUALA LUMPUR: THE National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) plans to set up another 30 Cure & Care Service Centres for drug addicts this year because of its encouraging success rate. AADK director-general Puan Sri Zuraidah Mohamed said the programme had recorded an 80 per cent success rate since the first c...

07/05/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

School for homeless city kids

ACCESS TO EDUCATION: Ministry plans to build special school in the city for 500 kids who don`t receive proper education A SPECIAL school is being proposed for street and homeless kids in the city who have no access to proper education. Education Ministry`s educational planning and research divis...

07/05/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Drugs in fake cashew nuts

SEPANG: ALONG with dhal, green beans and dried chillies, an Indian national who arrived at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on Thursday morning had also brought in 9.337kg of ketamine stuffed inside "artificial" cashew nuts to fool Customs. The fake nuts were placed together with genui...

22/04/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Random drug tests for students

KUCHING: SARAWAK is to start having students in secondary schools and institutions of higher learning tested randomly for drugs next month. Even though statistics from the National Anti-Drugs Agency (AADK) shows that the majority of drug users in the state are aged 18 and above -- well after they h...

19/04/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

4 get death for drug trafficking

KUALA LUMPUR: There was drama at the High Court here yesterday when family members of four accused persons charged with trafficking drugs cried after the court sentenced them to the gallows. They immediately hugged the accused -- Ambiya Mohamad, 40, and Arafah Abu, 30, who are both Myanmar national...

30/03/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Drugs worth RM4.9m seized

SEPANG: The Kuala Lumpur International Airport Customs Department foiled four attempts to smuggle drugs weighing 19.57kg, worth RM4.89 million, on Sunday and Monday. Its deputy director Siti Baya Berahan said yesterday the drugs were seized from three Indian nationals at the Low Cost Carrier Termin...

28/03/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

RM23m clinic to treat drug addiction

KUALA TERENGGANU: A clinic to treat drug addiction will be built at a cost of RM23 million in Kampung Raja, Besut, soon, Terengganu Anti-Drug Agency director Abdul Mutalib Abdullah said yesterday. He said construction of the Cure and Care Clinic was expected to begin in June at the site of the Narco...

26/03/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Drug raid turns up parts of rifle

IPOH: A police team from the state narcotics unit which raided a house for drugs instead stumbled onto components of a M-16 assault rifle in Tasek here on Monday. Perak police chief Datuk Mohd Shukri Dahlan said following the discovery five people were detained including three policemen. `Initial...

21/03/2012 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES