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Newlyweds held for trafficking in drugs

BATU PAHAT: A newlywed couple were detained by police for drug trafficking on Monday, a week after their wedding reception. The 26-year-old groom, who had been identified as the Doyok Gang leader, and his 23-year-old wife, were arrested when police raided a house in Kampung Sungai Dulang Darat, R...

07/12/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

‘New psychoactives look like meds’

KUALA LUMPUR: POLICE have urged the public to be to be vigilant about New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) as they could look like medicine. “NPS are new drugs, which usually come in pills or tablets, like medicine. This could confuse the public. People, especially parents, to pay attention if th...

04/12/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Rohani: These drugs make people act like zombies

PUTRAJAYA: The government yesterday cautioned the public about the serious threat posed by synthetic drugs that can make users behave like a “zombie”. Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim said collective effort was needed to combat the abuse of new psycho...

04/12/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Husam Musa’s son charged with drug posssession

KOTA BARU: The son of Salor assemblyman Datuk Husam Musa was charged at the magistrate’s court here yesterday with possessing 20gm of a drug believed to be methamphetamine. Ahmad Syafi Husam, 29, pleaded not guilty to the charge before magistrate Kamarul Hasyime Rosli. The eldest of seven sibl...

23/11/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Rising demand in Thailand for ketum fuels smuggling

RANTAU PANJANG: Local ketum juice has found a big market across the border in Sungai Golok town as it is cheap, widely available and easy to smuggle from here, Thai police said. Sungai Golok police chief Colonel Prayut Phongsanti said the consumption of the illegal juice was now a trend among Tha...

15/11/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Concern over drug availability

THE availability of drugs in the local market is one of the biggest concerns of the National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) in its fight to make Malaysia drugfree. Nada director-general Datuk Dr Abdul Halim Mohd Hussin said polydrug abuse, drug relapses and the increasing number of young addicts also pr...

14/11/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

4 from India held at airports over drugs

SEPANG: The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Customs Department has thwarted three separate attempts to smuggle Methamphetamine (Meth) totaling 27kg, worth RM1.9 million, into the country. Customs deputy director-general (Enforcement/Compliance) Datuk Zulkifli Yahya said the drugs were flo...

07/11/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

‘Datuk Seri’ charged with taking drugs

KUALA LUMPUR: The businessman with a ‘Datuk Seri’ title who was charged with attacking and injuring three People’s Volunteer Corps (RELA) personnel last week, faced two charges at two separate magistrate’s court here today, of taking drugs. Liow Soon Hee, 29, claimed trial at Kuala Lumpur Magistrat...

07/11/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

‘Datuk Seri’ in Rela assault case test positive for drugs

KUALA LUMPUR: A 29-year old man with the title ‘Datuk Seri’, who allegedly assaulted three People's Volunteer Corps (Rela) members, has tested positive for drug. Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said the suspect was under the influence of drugs when he surrendered him...

02/11/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Judges to use discretion’

Putrajaya - The amendments of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 were being drafted to give such discretion to judges and to identify those who deserved the capital punishment or otherwise. The drug mules are merely innocent carriers who just carriers for money. Perhaps this may come into the category...

01/11/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Asum confirms national diver Ng failed doping test

WENDY Ng Yan Yee has been named as the national diver who failed a doping test at the Kuala Lumpur Sea Games (KL2017). The Amateur Swimming Union of Malaysia (Asum) confirmed yesterday that Ng’s B sample had tested positive for the banned substance sibutramine by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wad...

27/10/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Biggest drug bust this year

SEPANG: Police seized 254kg of ketamine worth RM12.7 million, dubbed the biggest drug haul, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) cargo last Thursday. Federal Narcotic Investigation Department director Datuk Seri Mohmad Salleh said the drugs, declared as garments, were packed inside 248 pa...

24/10/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

4 held packing RM500,000 worth of drugs in hotel

JOHOR BARU: Four people believed to be members of a drug trafficking syndicate were caught red-handed packing drugs at a budget hotel room in Taman Setia Tropika on Friday. The three men, aged 26 and 39, and a 33-year-old woman were detained after police raided the room and seized RM500,00 worth of...

23/10/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Kedah cops seize RM1.6m in cannabis

ALOR STAR: Police seized RM1.58 million worth of cannabis in the biggest drug haul made in Kedah this year and detained four men believed to have been hired to transport the substance. Federal police Narcotic Investigation Department director Datuk Seri Mohmad Salleh said the drugs, in 533 slabs an...

20/10/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Businessman held in drug bust, 6.9kg of syabu seized

GEORGE TOWN: A businessman has been living a luxurious life for the past four months funded by his drug smuggling activities. The man’s secret however, was revealed when police raided a condominium in Pulau Tikus on Tuesday. In the 6.50pm raid, police seized 6.98kg of syabu, worth RM488,600, follo...

20/10/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES