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RM8.4mil drugs seized

BUTTERWORTH: The state Customs Department has seized 134,000 Ecstasy pills worth RM8.4mil in a drug bust at a motel in Pulau Tikus on Penang island. Department director Datuk Zulkifli Yahya said the pills were wrapped in 133 small packets in a box in one of the motel rooms. He said an Indonesian w...

01/05/2012 | THE STAR

Shop owner and female helper nabbed, 31.5kg ganja seized

JOHOR BARU: An ornamental fish shop owner and his female assistant have been arrested for having 31.57kg of processed ganja at a shophouse in Ulu Tiram near here. The 37-year old man and the assistant, aged 26, were nabbed in Taman Murni at about 2am last Thursday by the Johor Narcotics Crime Inves...

01/05/2012 | THE STAR

Officers foil nutty attempt to smuggle drugs

PUTRAJAYA: It was a novel idea and clearly time was spent stuffing the illicit white powder into thousands of little “cashew nuts”. But the drug mule could not get past eagle-eyed Customs officers at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). Fake plastic cashew nuts have emerged as the most i...

22/04/2012 | THE STAR

Getting ‘high’ with a few clicks of the mouse

PETALING JAYA: With just a few clicks of the mouse, anyone can buy “legal” versions of methylenedioxymethamphetamine or other psychotropic drugs online and have it delivered on the same day. “Orders are shipped the same day if payment has been confirmed not later than 1pm,” reads the locally-operat...

21/04/2012 | THE STAR

Revellers opt to party with ‘safe and legal’ pills

PETALING JAYA: They are cheaper, easily available and supposedly legal these are some of the reasons why young revellers are turning to the new craze in party pills. The trend is catching on like wildfire among avid partygoers because the pills not only cost less than alcohol but users can also esc...

21/04/2012 | THE STAR

Drug test for students

KUCHING: The state Drug Prevention Action Council (DPAC) will conduct random drug test on students soon. Its chairman Tan Sri William Mawan said the primary objective of the exercise was to prevent drug abuse among students and at the same time to help those students hooked to the menace to become...

19/04/2012 | THE STAR

Handheld device to detect illegal substances

KUALA LUMPUR: A handheld machine has been developed to conduct checks on people and luggage coming in through the country’s entry points. A British company is displaying the machine called the Sabre 5000 for the first time at this year’s Defence Services Asia (DSA) show. The Sabre 5000 can be used...

19/04/2012 | THE STAR

Mawan: State to set up more centres to deal with drug dependency problems

KUCHING: Three new Cure and Care Service Centres (CCSCs) will be set up in the state to provide services to those with drug dependency problem. Social Development Minister Tan Sri William Mawan said currently there was only one such centre in the state. He said the sole centre here, which was esta...

19/04/2012 | THE STAR

Three men and a woman held in drug busts

KUANTAN: The police have detained three men and a woman in connection with the seizure of an assortment of drugs in two separate cases here on Tuesday. The suspects, aged 24, 26, 46 and 47, are being investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 which carries the mandatory death pe...

12/04/2012 | THE STAR

Mini drug lab busted

JOHOR BARU: Police busted a mini drug lab in Muar and seized half a million ringgit worth of drugs including eramin 5, heroin, ketamine, syabu and ecstasy. Johor police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff said that the drugs, in powder and pill form weighing at 1854g could satisfy alm...

09/04/2012 | THE STAR

Singapore court dismisses appeal by Sabahan on death row

SINGAPORE: The appeal of Sabahan Yong Vui Kong against his death sentence on grounds of unequal treatment by the Attorney-General’s Chambers has been dismissed by the Court of Appeal here. Yong, 24, is on death row after being found guilty of possessing 42.27gm of heroin in June 2007. In his appea...

05/04/2012 | THE STAR

Zero tolerance for black sheep

KUCHING: The Customs and Excise Department recorded a total of 92 disciplinary cases involving its officers throughout last year. Director-general Datuk Seri Mohamed Khalid Yusuf said among others, the cases involved absence from duty, not following procedures, abuse of power and corruption. “Thir...

04/04/2012 | THE STAR

Venice Hill residents want Rela presence to keep African community in check

Residents of Venice Hill in Kajang are living in fear following the mob-like attack on their management office by more than 200 Africans on Sunday and insist on Rela’s presence in the area. Some of the Africans, who were armed with machetes, knives and iron rods, were involved in a stand-off with t...

04/04/2012 | THE STAR

Police detain 32-year-old for alleged syabu possession

KUCHING: A 32-year-old man was arrested for alleged possession of drugs at the lobby of a hotel near Jalan Sekama here. Acting on a tip-off, a team from the Police Anti-Narcotics Unit rushed to the hotel and nabbed the suspect around 2pm yesterday. The man, when asked by the police team to surrend...

04/04/2012 | THE STAR

Narcotics worth RM10.63mil also seized in series of raids

KUALA LUMPUR: Police seized RM10.63mil in drugs and arrested 11 people in a series of busts in the past 10 days. The seizures showed a new trend in smuggling drugs in which the goods were hidden in iron or steel cylinders and passed off as car spare parts. Federal Narcotic Crimes Investigation Dep...

30/03/2012 | THE STAR