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

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On the hunt for owner of ketum water ‘kitchen’

Ipoh - Police are hunting for the owner of a ketum water 'kitchen' at Taman Pakatan Jaya here. Five hired workers were arrested after the premises was raided.

24/01/2018 | THE STAR

Wannabe chemists made drugs by watching YouTube

JOHOR BARU: The exploits of two wannabe chemists – who learnt how to process drugs by watching YouTube – were short-lived when police raided a house in Muar. Besides being an underground drug lab, the house in Jalan Sulaiman, had also been used as a temple. Johor police chief Comm Datuk Mohd...

22/01/2018 | THE STAR

Klang Valley night club drug syndicate busted

KUALA LUMPUR: Drugs worth more than RM4mil were seized when police busted a major syndicate behind the illicit drug trade at night clubs in the Klang Valley. Three people were arrested. One of them is the mastermind of the syndicate, known as the CK gang. The syndicate is believed to be the s...

19/01/2018 | THE STAR

‘We’ll probe case of drug mules caught in Taiwan’

KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman will investigate the case where five Malaysian drug mules were caught in Taiwan, says Comm Datuk Seri Mohmad Salleh. The detention of the drug mules came in the wake of a teenager found with nearly RM300,000 worth of drugs strapped to his legs on Dec 13, in Malaysia. T...

15/01/2018 | THE STAR

Cops recover RM2mil in cash during raids

KUALA LUMPUR: Police recovered around RM2.1mil in cash during raids to cripple a drug syndicate. The syndicate, which included a policeman, was taken down when officers from the Special Tactical Intelligence Narcotics Group (Sting) and Narcotics Crime Investigation Department (NCID) conducted simult...

13/01/2018 | THE STAR

I don’t want to see ketum trees in Perlis, says MB

PADANG BESAR: Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azlan Man says he will not allow the planting of ketum trees in Perlis in efforts to curb social problems caused by the abuse of the plant. He said he would strive to ensure that the offence involving the abuse of ketum leaves be put under the Dangerous Drugs...

09/01/2018 | THE STAR

Thai woman walks free without defence called

George Town - A Thai woman, Nantawan Aranratchapisah was freed by a High Court of two drug trafficking charges without having her defence called. However Low Song KIm to enter his defence as the prosecution had succeded in proving a prima facie against him.

04/01/2018 | THE STAR

Four men held at ketum processing plant

KUALA LUMPUR: A raid on New Year’s day brought down a ketum processing plant that had been operating for three months. On Jan 1, narcotics policemen from Wangsa Maju raided a house in Setapak, where they found 96kg of ketum leaves, together with processing equipment. The group running the ope...

04/01/2018 | THE STAR

Siblings among 10 nabbed for drug abuse

ALOR SETAR: A youth and his two younger sisters – one of them only 15 years old – were among 10 people detained by the Kedah branch of the National Anti-Drugs Agency (Nada) for suspected drug abuse during an operation conducted around Padang Terap since Tuesday (Jan 2). Padang Terap district Nad...

04/01/2018 | THE STAR

Grandma escapes hangman’s noose

Shah Alam: An Australian grandmother who said she was tricked into smuggling drugs into Malaysia after falling for an online romance scam, escaped the death sentence for trafficking. In handing down his verdict at the High Court in Shah Alam, Justice Ghazali Cha accepted the defence’s argument th...

28/12/2017 | THE STAR

Penang Customs busts drug ring with RM23mil haul

BUTTERWORTH: The Penang Customs Department ended the year with a major haul by stopping more than one million Erimin 5 pills worth over RM23mil from going into the black market. The drugs were seized at the MAS Cargo Complex of the Penang International Airport at 9am on Dec 17 following a tip-off...

27/12/2017 | THE STAR

Drug mule walks into cops’ hands

SHAH ALAM: A teenager walking with an awkward gait led to a startling find by police – he had nearly RM300,000 worth of drugs strapped to his legs. Selangor deputy police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Ab Rashid Ab Wahab said officers on duty at the KL International Airport (KLIA) spotted the 16-year-o...

22/12/2017 | THE STAR

Chinese national sentenced to death

JOHOR BARU: A Chinese national, Luo Dan, was sentenced to the gallows by the High Court after she was found guilty of trafficking in more than 4kg of methamphetamine into the country via Senai International Airport three years ago.

22/12/2017 | THE STAR

Nip the glue-sniffing problem in the bud

THE case of teacher Azizan Manap who was accused of causing hurt to an 11-year-old pupil he allegedly caught for sniffing glue is one of the tell-tale signs that the problem of drug addiction among schoolchildren is escalating at an alarming rate. According to recent statistics on drug abuse in...

22/12/2017 | THE STAR

Health approach to drug use

IN a statement made to the press recently, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said that Malaysia had lost its war on drugs. This was in response to the media’s request for comments on the “decriminalisation” of drugs. I believe the journalist had inadvertently used the term...

22/12/2017 | THE STAR