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Nabbed – six foreigners with drugs in stomach

SEPANG: Six foreigners who swallowed drugs have been detained while trying to get past the Kuala Lumpur International Airport checkpoint. Customs assistant director-general (Enforcement) Datuk Zainul Abidin Taib said syabu weighing about 2.56kg worth RM626,500 had been retrieved from three of them...

02/03/2012 | THE STAR

Shabery unhappy with MAU`s handling of doping scandal

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek is unhappy with the way the Malaysian Athletic Union (MAU) are handling the doping scandal issue of their deputy president Datuk Karim Ibrahim. `The public are also unhappy over the way MAU handled the issue. This is not a small...

28/02/2012 | THE STAR

Thai drug trafficker to hang

KUALA LUMPUR: A 32-year-old Thai woman was sentenced to death by the High Court for trafficking in 258.3gm of cocaine. Kaewmorakot Weeraya, a salesgirl, committed the offence at the KL International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang at 7am on July 22, 2007. Justice Siti Khadijah S. Hassan Badjenid said Kae...

28/02/2012 | THE STAR

Indian drug ring smashed

Indian intelligence has smashed an inter-state gang attempting to smuggle ephedrine from a pharmaceutical factory in Hyderabad, allegedly to be trafficked into Malaysia for New Year parties. Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) detectives detained four suspects and seized 4,100kg of ephedrine,...

30/12/2011 | THE STAR

Drug trafficker faints in court

ALOR SETAR: An Indonesian woman fainted after a High Court sentenced her to death for drug trafficking. Maggie Taissya Olyvia, 27, became hysterical and fainted in the dock after Judicial Commissioner Mohd Zaki Abdul Wahab delivered his verdict. She was helped out of the dock to the court lock-up...

29/12/2011 | THE STAR

Restaurant worker gets jail and rotan for having ganja

GEORGE TOWN: A restaurant helper has been jailed 18 years and ordered to be given 10 strokes of the rotan by the High Court for having nearly 2kg of cannabis. Noor Azman Abidin (pic), 40, was found guilty by Justice Zamani Abdul Rahim of the amended charge. He was originally charged with trafficki...

29/12/2011 | THE STAR

Tighter inspection at airports as drug rings change their routes

SEPANG: After uncovering five cases of drug smuggling this month alone, the KL International Airport Customs has declared all air routes into Malaysia to be at high risk of being used for trafficking. KLIA Customs director Datuk M. Govinden said syndicates had changed their usual routes into Malays...

29/12/2011 | THE STAR

Travel agent held in Haadyai over drugs

GEORGE TOWN: A travel agent here has been picked up by the Haadyai police for his alleged involvement in drug-related activities totalling RM1.8mil. The 55-year-old man was with two women when he was approached by officers from the Haadyai Narcotics Police outside a supermarket in the southern dist...

29/12/2011 | THE STAR

Nigerian with student visa held with 15kg of ganja

A Nigerian who posed as a student at a private college here and his friend have been arrested for having almost 15kg of drugs. City police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Mohmad Salleh said the two, aged 27 and 29, were arrested on Dec 22 at 10.30pm. “One is a student at a college in Cheras. His travel do...

28/12/2011 | THE STAR

Cambodian, Nigerian nabbed at KLIA for carrying drugs

SEPANG: A Cambodian national and Nigerian student have been arrested at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) for carrying 4.15kg of drugs worth RM1.037mil. KLIA customs director Datuk Govinden Mutosamy said both were arrested Wednesday after Customs officers found methamphetamine in secret...

23/12/2011 | THE STAR

Trafficker hurt as accomplice rams barricade during police raid

KUANTAN: A suspected drug trafficker was injured when his accomplice tried to ram their car into a police barricade during a raid. Pahang Narcotics CID chief Supt Yap Toon Khuan said police, acting on a tip-off, tried to stop the duo at the entrance to Felda Chanis in Jalan Kuantan Segamat, Muadzam...

23/12/2011 | THE STAR

Illegal rehabilitation centres on the rise

THE noble deed of helping drug addicts get back on the right track in society has been turned into a lucrative business by some unscrupulous parties. It is a result of the changing trend of drug abuse that has switched to synthetic drugs such as amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) and ketamine, inste...

22/12/2011 | THE STAR

No sign of authentic care providers at rehab centre

THE drug rehabilitation centre is tucked between abandoned shoplots in Bandar Teknologi Kajang. The area is empty and forlorn, only several car workshops and eateries show some signs of commercial activities. There is no signage indicating it is a centre, but from the outside we saw about 10 men si...

22/12/2011 | THE STAR

Death penalty for Ugandan

A Ugandan grandmother was sentenced to death after she was found guilty of trafficking in 2,329gm of methamphetamine at the Penang International Airport. Nabweteme Hadija, 56, was seen wiping away tears after the High Court interpreter explained the decision to her. Judicial Commissioner Mohd Amin...

21/12/2011 | THE STAR

Cabbie high on drugs goes on rampage

A TAXI driver believed to have been under the influence of drugs went on a rampage, smashing into 10 cars while driving across Singapore before police finally arrested him in Boon Lay. The Trans-Cab driver was nabbed at the junction of Boon Lay Drive and Boon Lay Avenue, after a hit-and-run spree t...

16/12/2011 | THE STAR