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Major drug supply ring crippled

Klang - Police believe that they have crippled a major drug supply ring with the recovery of ecstasy and eramin 5 pills from two premises in Jalan Tepi Sungai here. Two jobless men were arrested from two neighbouring double storey houses here.

22/11/2017 | THE STAR

Husam in the dark over son's arrest in drub bust

Kota Bharu - More than 30 hours has passed since Datuk Husam Musa was informed that a group of men had taken his son away. But the Salor assemblyman still had not received official word from the police that his son had been arrested to help investigation into a drug-related case.

20/11/2017 | THE STAR

Drug gang operating from ‘fortified’ shoplot in Chow Kit

A GANG of drug traffickers opera­ting in Chow Kit has “fortified” their premises at a double-storey shoplot, barring entrance with two sets of grille doors and installing a sophisticated CCTV system, reported Metro Ahad. The doors were also secured with four sets of locks. It was understood t...

13/11/2017 | THE STAR

Govt hopes to table proposed amendment to Drugs Act

The Government hopes to table the proposed amendment to Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act (1952) in this Parliament meeting after getting Cabinet approval. Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said said the final draft of the amendment is yet to be presented...

09/11/2017 | THE STAR

Cops: 17% increase in drug cases in Perak this year

IPOH: Police have recorded a 17% increase in the number of people involved with drugs in the state this year. Between January and October 2017, police have arrested 6,802 people compared with 5,812 within the same period last year. Of the 6,802, some 2,072 were drug traffickers while 4,730 are...

09/11/2017 | THE STAR

Datuk Seri charged with using drugs

KUALA LUMPUR: The "Datuk Seri" who claimed trial to assaulting three Rela personnel, was charged with testing positive for methaphetamine three years ago. Liow Soon Hee, 29, was accused of testing positive for the drug during a urine test on Feb 1, 2014. He was accused under Section 15(1)(a)...

07/11/2017 | THE STAR

Celebrity nabbed for drug possession

PETALING JAYA: A 25-year-old local celebrity was caught for drug possession last Friday (Nov 3). City police chief Comm Datuk Mazlan Lazim said that the suspect and two others aged between 20 to 25 years old were inspected by Wangsa Maju police at about 1.30am. The check led to the discovery...

07/11/2017 | THE STAR

No hiding from us, cops warn drug syndicates

JOHOR BARU: Drug syndicates are trying to avoid the law by setting up their processing laboratories in remote and secluded parts of the state – but police say there is no safe haven for them. Comm Mohamad said the NCID and Johor police recently crippled a drug processing laboratory in a shed at a...

03/11/2017 | THE STAR

Spike in student drug abuse cases in Kelantan

KOTA BARU: The number of drug abuse cases involving students in the state has increased by 34% within 10 months – a situation that Kelantan police chief Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan has described as “alarming”. “That’s because the number of cases continues to rise despite aggressive measures to combat...

01/11/2017 | THE STAR

Johor cops make major drug bust

JOHOR BARU: A drug syndicate believed to have been supplying ecstasy to nightclubs around the city have been clamped down with RM599,100 worth of drugs seized by the police. Johor deputy police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Mohd Kamaruddin Md Din said that four suspects including a local woman and an...

26/10/2017 | THE STAR

Chinese tea turns out to be drugs

SEPANG: It was destined for Taipei as garments and high-grade Chinese tea packets but the authorities were not taken in by the ruse. Inspections at the KLIA cargo hub here revealed something much more harmful – 254kg of ketamine worth a whopping RM12.7mil. It was hidden in six boxes, each declare...

24/10/2017 | THE STAR

Drugs worth RM1.7mil seized in Johor

JOHOR BARU: Police have seized drugs worth RM1.7mil from Jan 1 to Oct 20 around the Johor Baru North area. Johor Baru North OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Taib Ahmad said 1,423 suspects, including 25 foreigners, were nabbed in raids conducted within the city. He said ganja and ketum, weighing some 25kg, we...

23/10/2017 | THE STAR

Police foil syndicate’s bid to disguise drugs as tea leaves

GEORGE TOWN: Packing drugs in tea leaf packages seems to be a new method used by drug traffickers to evade detection. But their tactics were in vain, as police managed to uncover their latest ruse. On Tuesday, police in George Town and Ipoh arrested three people and seized over 9kg of methamphetamin...

20/10/2017 | THE STAR

RM1.6mil of cannabis seized

ALOR SETAR: Police arrested four men and seized 533 slabs of cannabis, valued at RM1.58mil, in an operation in Kuala Kedah. The operation began when a 33-year-old man was detained in his MPV at a traffic light on Jalan Kuala Kedah at about 6.20am on Wednesday. He is believed to be on his way to...

20/10/2017 | THE STAR

RM305,000 for inmate’s death

JOHOR BARU: The family of a drug addict who died after being assaulted at the Cure and Care Reha­bilitation Centre (CCRC) in Kota Tinggi four years ago has been awarded RM305,000 by the High Court here. High Court Judge Datuk Teo Say Eng ruled that the Federal Govern­ment and two former auxiliary...

17/10/2017 | THE STAR