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

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A new way to ‘consume’ drugs

IPOH: Sachets containing flavourings mixed with methamphetamine are now being widely sold at entertainment centres in the country. National Anti-Drugs Agency (AADK) enforcement assistant director Zolkifli Mohd Dom said the sachet can slip unnoticed and is easily consumed. “The sachets have pi...

14/02/2018 | THE STAR

Duterte’s drug war under probe

MANILA - The International Criminal Court (ICC) has informed the Philippines government that it has begun a preliminary examination of a campaign against President Rodrigo Duterte that accuses him of crimes against humanity.

09/02/2018 | THE STAR

M’sia to Indonesia drug ring busted

GOMBAK: A syndicate that raked in between three and 10 times more profit by trafficking drugs in Indonesia, where they command a much higher price, has been busted after more than six months in operation. It is learnt that the syndicate, which dealt mainly in ecstasy pills and powder, even had a...

08/02/2018 | THE STAR

Never mind the danger, trio steal cables to buy drugs

KUALA TERENGGANU - Three men risked their lives to steal power and telecommunications cables just to feed their drug addiction. They would strip the copper from the cables to be sold as a scrap metal.

07/02/2018 | THE STAR

Coffee sachets opened and resealed’

KLANG: Individuals in possession of tampered premix coffee packets are likely to have thrown them away before unsuspecting victims found and consumed the drink, said Bukit Aman Narcotics Crime Investigations Department (NCID) deputy director Deputy Comm Datuk Kang Chez Chiang. He said police hav...

06/02/2018 | THE STAR

Indonesia-bound drug ring busted

KLANG: A syndicate trying to smuggle drugs into Indonesia has been busted with the arrest of four men and the seizure of 29kg of syabu. Narcotics Crime Investigations Department (NCID) deputy director Deputy Comm Datuk Kang Chez Chiang said three raids were conducted between 10.45pm and 11.30pm a...

06/02/2018 | THE STAR

Student’s plan to sell ketum on campus foiled

IPOH: An Institute Kemahiran MARA student’s plan to sell ketum leaves on campus was thwarted after he was arrested by the police at a roadblock in Seri Iskandar, about 45km from here.

06/02/2018 | THE STAR

Man jumping on car in video a drug addict, say cops

KOTA KINABALU: A man who was seen in a viral video jumping on top of a car at a roundabout in Likas here is a drug addict with a criminal record. Kota Kinabalu police chief Asst Comm M. Chandra said that the 36-year-old man is under police custody after passers-by overpowered him shortly after h...

02/02/2018 | THE STAR

Couple’s drug-making business busted

BATU GAJAH - A couple's drug-making business here came to an end when police raided their home. Police seized heroin, ketamine, caffeine powder and chloroform along with an Audi TT car.

02/02/2018 | THE STAR

San Francisco to wipe clean old ganja convictions

The city of San Francisco is set to wipe clean criminal convictions linked to marijuana offenses dating back over 40 years, weeks after California legalized the drug. California's legalization of recreational marijuana took effect at the beginning of January, making the state the largest legal ma...

02/02/2018 | THE STAR

18 held and drugs worth RM18mil seized in Kajang

NILAI: Drugs worth RM18mil was seized and 18 foreigners were arrested in a Customs Department raid on a makeshift store in Kajang, Selangor. Heroin and ketamine were found in 37 sacks weighing close to 25kg, Customs director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy said yesterday.

30/01/2018 | THE STAR

Fear over widespread drug abuse among students

KUALA TERENGGANU: The 38 students arrested in Terengganu for drug-related offences last year could just be the tip of the iceberg, authorities fear. Bukit Aman Narcotics Crime In­­ves­tigation Division director Comm Datuk Seri Mohmad Salleh said although the number may look small, the actual figu...

29/01/2018 | THE STAR

Actor pleads not guilty to drug abuse charga

PETALING JAYA: Actor and director Datuk Farid Kamil was charged at the magistrate's court here with self administering THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), one of the active components in ganja, into his body. The 37-year-old pleaded not guilty after the charge was read out here on Thursday (Jan 25)....

26/01/2018 | THE STAR

Two elderly men nabbed in drugs op

PARIT BUNTAR: The Perak National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) has detained 14 people, including two elderly men, who tested positive for morphine, during an operation at the old market area in Tanjung Piandang here. Kerian AADK enforcement chief Shahrul Nizam Baharuddin said the duo, aged 68 and 72,...

25/01/2018 | THE STAR

Cops nab two and seize 4.4kg of drugs

GEORGE TOWN: Police busted a drug processing laboratory in Relau and confiscated RM158,000 worth of heroin in a raid on Sunday. During the 9pm raid, police found 4.4kg of heroin, 383 grams of heroin base, 35kg of caffeine powder, apart from drug processing substances including sodium, essential o...

24/01/2018 | THE STAR