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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

Johor royalty charged with drug possession

PETALING JAYA: A member of the Johor royal family was charged in the magistrate's court here Thursday with three counts of taking methamphetamine and possessing similar drugs and ganja last June. Tunku Alang Reza Tunku Ibrahim, 31, pleaded not guilty to the charges read out to him before magistra...

21/09/2017 | THE STAR

26 youths arrested at drug party

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Police arrested 26 youths, including five secondary school students – the youngest of whom is a 15-year-old girl – who were found high on drugs inside a rented apartment in Prai here. The other four students, aged 16 and 17, comprised three girls and a boy. They were found in...

19/09/2017 | THE STAR

'Teens may have taken drugs while skipping school’

KUALA LUMPUR: The seven suspects arrested for their alleged involvement in the burning of the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah tahfiz last week may have been caught up in drugs at the time that they went missing from school. Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said they were expelled from schoo...

19/09/2017 | THE STAR

1,300 students held for narcotic offences in the last three years

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 1,330 primary and secondary school students have been caught for drug-related offences over the past three years. Police said in 2014 alone, 439 students were detained, followed by 443 in 2015 and 448 last year. The majority of students detained for drug offences were sec...

19/09/2017 | THE STAR

Police ops since 2015 result in massive seizures of drugs

KUALA LUMPUR: More than half a billion ringgit worth of narcotics have been seized nationwide in an aggressive war on drugs since 2015. Between January 2015 and July this year, the Bukit Aman Narcotics Crime Investigation Department (NCID) seized 129 tonnes of drugs, including syabu, heroin, ga...

14/09/2017 | THE STAR

113,039 suspects nabbed during raids

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have seized RM123mil in drugs during raids around the country this year. Also, 113,039 suspects were arrested for drug offences, said Bukit Aman Narcotics Crime Investigation Department (NCID) deputy director Deputy Comm Datuk Kang Chez Chiang. Of these, more than 16,000 are s...

25/08/2017 | THE STAR

Catholic church urges end to drug war

The head of the Philippines' powerful Catholic Church called for an end to the "waste of human lives" following a brutal week in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war in which a 17-year-old boy was among dozens killed. Police raids described as "one-time, big-time" saw at least 76 people shot dead...

21/08/2017 | THE STAR

Five Bangladesh nationals held with drugs worth RM10mil.

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 150kg of methamphetamine worth RM10mil and packed in six gunny sacks were seized during a raid on a warehouse in Seri Kembangan. Seven men, including five Bangladesh nationals, were arrested during the operation by the Customs Department. Acting on a tip off, Customs perso...

16/08/2017 | THE STAR

Another suspect killed in Jakarta’s drugs crackdown

JAKARTA: President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s war on drugs continues to take its toll as another person suspected of being a drug dealer was shot dead in Medan, North Sumatra, making a total of 56 suspects extrajudicially killed this year. The man, identified as Aiyub, a 54-year-old Acehnese the po...

16/08/2017 | THE STAR

Drug suspect creates a scene at Penang courthouse

GEORGE TOWN: A woman, who tried to pass drugs to her brother at the Penang courthouse on Wednes-day, created a scene when she was brought to the court to be remanded for drug charges. Loud sobs could be heard from the 32-year-old factory worker. She wailed for her mother, saying in Tamil she...

11/08/2017 | THE STAR

Customs probing its arrested men

PETALING JAYA: The Customs Department will conduct an internal investigation into its personnel who have been arrested by police for alleged ties to a secret society. Department assistant director-general (enforcement) Datuk Mohd Pudzi Man said there will be no compromise on officers found guilty of...

03/08/2017 | THE STAR

Six Customs officers nabbed in drug smuggling probe

KUALA LUMPUR: Six Customs Department officers have been arrested over the past two days for alleged involvement in helping a secret society smuggle drugs into the country. Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department director Datuk Seri Mohmad Salleh, when contacted, confirmed the arrests. "Yes, w...

02/08/2017 | THE STAR

Cops hunting for 121 drug pushers

KLUANG: Police are hunting for 121 suspects of drug-related offences nationwide, said Bukit Aman Narcotics Crime Inves-tigation Department director Comm Datuk Seri Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff. He said the suspects who are hiding from police should come out and surrender. They are brave enough...

28/07/2017 | THE STAR

Fight drugs on home front

IT is very sad to hear that in 2016, the National Anti-Drugs Agency (AADK) recorded a total of 30,847 drug addicts, an increase in number from the 26,668 in 2015. It is estimated that Malaysia currently records an average of 70 new drug addicts daily. The Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation reve...

21/07/2017 | THE STAR