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Cops eye kids involved in drugs

Kuala Nerang - Police are monitoring students involved in drug abuse to curb the menace. Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said there were syndicates trying to recruit students to distribute drugs to other students. The students involved are not traffickers but are paid a token by the syndicates even an ic...

06/02/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

2 Nigerians escape the gallows

JOHOR BARU: Two Nigerians escaped the gallows after they were acquitted and discharged yesterday for trafficking in methamphetamine in 2013. High Court judge, Collin Lawrence ruled the prosecution failed to prove a prima facie case on Arinze Alex Ugenyt, 29, and Ifeanyi Kingsley Chukwuka, 28. In his...

03/02/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Drugs used to woo Indian voters

GURDASPUR (India): Opium addict Rajender usually has to beg, steal or borrow to get his fix but at election season in Punjab, a packet is delivered to his home in a bid to win his vote. 'Like all addicts, I love elections and wish we had them every month," the 38-year-old said. "It's the easiest tim...

03/02/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Duterte vows to kill more in drug war

MANILA: President Rodrigo Duterte announced yesterday that the military would take a leading role in his drug war, while vowing to kill more traffickers and addicts. "I'm taking in the armed forces and raising the issues of drugs as a national security threat," Duterte said. His comments were the fi...

03/02/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

'MR X' reveals network info

BANGKOK - The arrest of one of Southeast Asia's top drug lords, Loas national Xaysana Keopimpha, by Thai police recently, has enabled the authorities to unearth information on the inner workings of his network. Thailand Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) chief, Lieutenant-General Sommai Kongvisausuk...

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

Malaysian in Singapore seeks govt intervention

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian man who is on death row in Singapore for drug trafficking has filed a judicial review to compel the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Malaysian government to institute proceedings in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to stop his execution. S. Prabagaran, 30, and...

17/01/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Nigerian to hang for trafficking, friend acquitted

KUALA LUMPUR: A college student from the African nation of Guinea was sentenced to death by hanging by the High Court here today after he was found guilty of trafficking in 3,304.6gm of cocaine. Judicial Commissioner Datuk Nordin Hassan handed down the sentence on Emmanuel Kamano, 29, after findi...

17/01/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Beware of drinking `ribena`, `ice lemon tea`

Malacca - Women patronising entertainment nightspots here have been warned not to be tricked into drinking `ribena` and `iced lemon tea` which have been spiked with ketamine. State police chief gave the warning after police arrested a suspect here who was believed to be involved in trafficking dru...

17/01/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

1 held over ketamin-laced Ribena, cigarettes worth RM150,000

MALACCA: Malacca police have toppled a ketamine kingpin, a man known as 'Topui K', following a raid on an apartment in Banda Hilir here on Tuesday. The raid netted RM150,000 worth of drugs in the possession of the 26-year-old local, who is believed to have been high on ketamine at the time of his...

13/01/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Cops not scared of arm drug traffickers

Johor Bahru - More drug traffickers are arming themselves to scare off law enforcement but police are not intimidated. Last year 36 firearms were seized in drug related cases. The drug traffickers were carrying weapons when they are involced in producing and selling illegal drug because they want t...

12/01/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Police officer praised for rejecting RM50,000 bribe

ALOR STAR: Kedah police seized two pistols and more than 60 live bullets from two men during a roadblock at the North-South Expressway's Alor Star North toll plaza here. Also seized from the men were drugs worth RM65,000 and a packet of straws, believed to be used for packaging the drugs. The...

10/01/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Kedah is biggest ketum producer

Kedah has emerged as the largest supplier of ketum in the country with over 32ha of ketum farms across the state. National Anti-Drugs Agency (nada) director Mohd Nazir Mustafa in revealing this said the agency had identified the farms which were being operated by 81 people. He said ketum leaves har...

06/01/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Perlis Agency raids mum`s hidden 24-hour ketum bar

Unbeknown to many, deep inside a village in Titi Tampang here a hidden ketum bar in a ketum farm had been providing the `fix` for abusers in the district. Operating for the past six months the bar not only sold takeaway processed ketum juice mixed with Cola-Cola and cough syrup but also provided di...

05/01/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Student drug pushers rose 173pc

Hilir Perak - The number of students becoming drug pushers is on the rise, marking a 173 percent increase of those arrested last year. In 2015, 41 students were arrested for being drug pushers. A total 987 students were arrested for drug-related offences last year. The majority of them were from h...

05/01/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES

Addicts in flats worry fearful residents

The Mergong Barrage Industrial Area in Alor Setar is an unsafe neighbourhood. The residents especially those in Taman Seri Gemilang Flat have been complaining about drug addicts gathering in groups of five or six people on the ground floor of the flat between 8pm and 5am daily. They believe that...

04/01/2017 | NEWS STRAITS TIMES/SUNDAY TIMES