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Drug mule dies in Peru

KUALA LUMPUR: For more than four years, Malaysian Syzlin Hataman was behind bars in a prison in Peru for drug trafficking but was freed under a programme. Syzlin, 43, who had asthma and diabetes, succumbed to health complications in a hospital in Lima on Saturday morning. The Umno welfare bur...

10/10/2017 | THE STAR

Study drugs as cheap as RM5

JOHOR BARU: School and university students are paying as low as RM5 for drugs to help them keep alert and awake to study during examination time. Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said what is also worrying is that the trend is on the rise. “Statistics show that 73% of those who te...

09/10/2017 | THE STAR

Isu dadah: tak perlu program baharu

KEMENTERIAN Belia dan Sukan menegaskan tiada keperluan memperkenalkan program baharu bagi menangani isu pengambilan dadah dan bahan terlarang dalam kalangan atlet negara. Menterinya, Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar berkata, semua program diperkenalkan kementerian sudah mencukupi untuk mengatasi isu...

09/10/2017 | THE STAR

S. Korean student freed of drug charge

SEREMBAN: Tears flowed freely at the High Court here after a 20-year-old South Korean student facing the death penalty for drug trafficking was freed after a police officer admitted he lied during the trial. Kim Yun-soung, who is pursuing a degree in aircraft engineering, immediately hugged couns...

05/10/2017 | THE STAR

Drugs found in hollowed-out stilts

KOTA KINABALU: Two female suspects were arrested at their house in Kampung Pondoh water village in Pulau Gaya after 1kg of syabu were found in hollowed-out house stilts. Narcotics police arrested the duo, aged 36 and 26, during a raid on Monday. They found three trunks that looked like house s...

05/10/2017 | THE STAR

Couple nabbed in drug bust

JOHOR BARU: A couple have been arrested and 18kg of compressed ganja worth about RM45,000 was seized from a house in Kampung Sinaran Kempas here. Johor Baru North OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Taib Ahmad said the self-employed duo, aged 21 and 23 years, were detained at 9.50pm on Oct 3 in a raid by the dis...

05/10/2017 | THE STAR

Drug addict jailed for stabbing officer

HULU SELANGOR: A drug addict who stabbed a National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) enforcement officer during a raid, has been jailed 12 years by a Sessions Court. Judge Zulhelmy Hasan also ordered Suhaimi Aderus, 44, to be whipped six times after he pleaded guilty to the charge yesterday.

05/10/2017 | THE STAR

Nigerian trio caught with about 17kg of drugs

KUALA LUMPUR: Three Nigerian men entered Malaysia, claiming they were students coming here for business studies. They certainly put theory into practice but not in any legitimate dealings, police found. Instead, the men, aged about 30, were in the drug trade and operating in the Klang Valley....

03/10/2017 | THE STAR

Raids yield RM22mil in syabu

MARANG: More than 300kg of syabu worth about RM22mil was seized in a series of raids in Terengganu, Selangor and Penang, the biggest seizure of the drug this year. The drugs were packed in Chinese tea packets and smuggled into the country from Thailand via Kelantan and Terengganu, police said....

29/09/2017 | THE STAR

Horsing around with ketum cocktails

KOTA BARU: Drinking a cocktail of ketum (pic) and cough syrup followed by a carbonated drink has become a trend among youngsters, as they can openly consume the intoxicating mix in public without arousing suspicion. National Anti-Drugs Agency (AADK) Kelantan director Rohayu Ahmad said many par...

28/09/2017 | THE STAR

Siblings nabbed for drug trafficking

GEORGE TOWN: A suspected drug trafficker thought he could escape the law by running away to Miri but he was arrested at KLIA2 as he was about to board his flight. The 46-year-old man, nabbed on Friday, was trying to escape after learning that his 44-year-old sister had been arrested at their fa...

26/09/2017 | THE STAR

Ministry looking at total ketum ban

KUALA LUMPUR: The Bill to criminalise the sale, possession, consumption and planting of ketum is expected to be tabled in Parliament next year, said the Health Ministry. Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya said the ministry was discussing the proposed amendments to the Poisons Act 1952 (...

26/09/2017 | THE STAR

Drug use in PPR communities to be monitored

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) is monitoring drug abuse in People's Housing Project (PPR) communities, which it has identified as high-risk areas. Speaking after an integrated anti-drug operation, known as Ops BAH 38, early Friday morning, AADK deputy director-general Datuk Iz...

22/09/2017 | THE STAR

Mum and son test positive for drugs

IPOH: It was an awkward moment for a housewife and her 15-year-old son as both gave each other a cold hard stare on receiving their urine test results. Both mother and son tested positive for drug abuse after traces of methamphetamine were detected in their urine. National Anti-Drug Agency off...

21/09/2017 | THE STAR

Cops nab two varsity students having ganja stash

PETALING JAYA: Two university students have been arrested for peddling ganja. Aged 18 and 21, they were nabbed separately in Cyberjaya on Monday after police were tipped off to their activities. Sepang Deputy OCPD Supt Baharudin Mat Taib said the first suspect had two packets, believed to cont...

21/09/2017 | THE STAR