Utama Isnin, 19 Februari 2018 | Unit Pusat Sumber | Agensi Antidadah Kebangsaan Carian

News Straits Times/Sunday Times

If we lose drug battle at home, we’ll lose drug war in nation

IT is sad to hear that last year, the National Anti-Drugs Agency (Nada) recorded 30,847 drug addicts compared with 26,668 in 2015. It is estimated that Malaysia has an average of 70 new drug addicts daily. The Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation said 70 per cent of snatch theft cases report...

28/07/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Thai team seeks info on local company

Thai law enforcement agencies are seeking further information on the money trail and drug smuggling cases allegedly involving a Malaysia company that has business operations in both countries. Nineteen personnel from the Office of the Narcotics Control Board, Anti Money Laundering Office, Narcotics...

27/07/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Drug suspect rams NADA offices

Manjung - NADA officer was injured when he was hit by a car driven by a man believed to be a drug dealer at an oil palm plantation in Lekir Perak yesterday. A urine test on the driver came up positive drugs. He is also believed to have been peddling drugs in Lekir and Sitiawan. The operation calle...

26/07/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Kelantan cops told to boost drug fight

Kuching - Kelantan police have been ordered to step up efforts to combat drug smuggling from a neighbouring country, especially in investigation and surveillance of rat trails along border areas. DPM said he has set key performance indicators for the Kelantan police chief to take more action to prev...

05/07/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Good news for drug trafficker’s family

PASIR PUTIH: Convicted drug trafficker Umi Azlim Mohamad Lazim, who is imprisoned in China, has had her life sentence commuted to a 16-year jail term. The good news was relayed to her family here by Umi Azlim, who spoke to her father Mohamad Lazim Jusoh on the phone last week. Lazim said he...

05/07/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Mum in hot water over viral video of toddler ‘taking meth’

Sungai Petani - To her, taking a video of her 3 year old inhaling 'syabu' with a meth pipe was nothing but a joke to get her husband riled up but the act has backfired on the woman. The woman with her boyfriend record a 16-second clip which showed her son sitting at the back seat of a car holding t...

15/06/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Decriminalising drug use offers glimmer of hope

THE topic of drug addiction is almost always paired with negative views, depending on one’s understanding of the depth of the problem. The social stigma that surrounds drug addiction in Malaysia is no less different, perhaps even exacerbated, with the country having some of the most draconian dr...

13/06/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Argentine drug mule held

KUALA LUMPUR: An Argentinian was arrested at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Monday allegedly for attempting to smuggle RM1.2 million worth of drugs into the country. The 38-year-old had travelled from Brazil and transited in Ethiopia and Singapore, before disembarking in Malaysia as hi...

08/06/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Panicky traffickers dump 629 cannabis packs into sea

Langkawi - The traffickers had panicked upon seeing a group of men approaching their boat near Pulau Cupu. The men dumped the 629 compressed packs of cannabis into the waters, thinking it was an ambush by the authorities. MMEA said the cannabis with a street value of RM1.8mil was the biggest had r...

05/06/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Shake-up in the offing

DEPUTY Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said there will be no mercy for police personnel found protecting or befriending drug syndicates. In the wake of the arrests of 16 policemen linked to drug syndicates, Noor Rashid said a major shake-up could be expected. “The offic...

16/05/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Labourer nabbed in cocaine bust at KLIA

KUALA LUMPUR: Police seized 3.8kg of cocaine worth over RM1 million from a man returning from a trip to Africa at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on May 12. Deputy Commander Special Tactical Intelligence Narcotics Group (Sting) Senior Assistant Commissioner Arjunaidi Mohamed said th...

16/05/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Couple suppled chemicals to drug lab, say police

GEORGE TOWN: Two of the three suspects arrested in a recent drug bust in Butterworth are believed to be the suppliers of the chemicals found at the drug laboratory uncovered by police. Sources told the New Straits Times that the 46-year-old man was the owner of a shop on the mainland selling chem...

12/05/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Key figures still at large

GEORGE TOWN: Police arrested a 55¬-year-old unemployed man and seized drugs worth a whopping RM6.8 million during a raid at a residential flat here, last Friday. Penang Police Chief Commissioner Datuk Chuah Ghee Lye told newsmen that they raided the unit at Taman Paya Terubong here at about 10.30...

09/05/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

‘Brutal Enforcer’ Held in Thailand

A Penangite suspected to be the key member of a drug syndicate has been described as a brutal enforcer who never hesitated to mete out severe punishment, including torture to members of the syndicate who failed to carry out his orders. The 44-year old man was nabbed at the Suvarnabhumi Internatio...

27/04/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

‘Ice’ Dealer Held in Hat Yai

Thai police scored a major success in crippling an international drug syndicate with the arrest of a Malaysia man, whom they believed played a key role in smuggling hundreds of kilogrammes of 'ice', a type of methamphetamine into Malaysia. The Malaysian man dubbed "Mr T" is from Johor. Police belie...

21/04/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES