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Ops 1Malaysia gets underway

KUCHING: The police have kick-started Ops 1Malaysia, aimed at reducing crime in the city, with the operation to be implemented initially in Kota Sentosa and Siburan. Kuching police chief ACP Roslan Bek Ahmad said the operation would involve 10 agencies under the Home Ministry, patrolling in residen...

14/03/2012 | THE STAR

Bolivia defends coca consumption at U.N. meet

VIENNA (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales defended Bolivians` right to chew coca leaves, the main ingredient of cocaine, on Monday, saying it was an ancient tradition and the world`s No. 3 cocaine producer was working to Holding up a coca leaf to help underline his message at a United Nation...

13/03/2012 | THE STAR

Georgian woman`s drug case postponed

GEORGE TOWN: A High Court has postponed a Georgian housewife`s drug trafficking case to March 28 following an application from the prosecution. Judicial Com¬missioner Mohd Amin Firdaus Ab¬¬dul¬lah allowed the postponement to give the prosecution time to go through new evidence.

13/03/2012 | THE STAR

Whole family abuse drugs

KUCHING: Two girls aged 14 and 15 lodged a report against their mother at Simpang Tiga Police Station last Sunday evening. They were referred to an investigating officer and checked. No signs of injuries were found on them. The officer then got the girls` urine tested when they could not answer a...

13/03/2012 | THE STAR

Contrasting fate of two brothers on drug charge

GEORGE TOWN: A factory worker has been given a discharge not amounting to an acquittal (DNNA) for drug possession while his younger brother was convicted by a Sessions Court here. Shah Hafiz Saleh, 27, was given the DNAA after DPP S. Selvaranjini informed the court that the prosecution decided not...

09/03/2012 | THE STAR

Customs nab three African drug mules at KLIA

SEPANG: Three African men were nabbed by Customs officials at KL International Airport for drug trafficking. Investigations revealed that each of the suspects had swallowed between 70 and 75 capsules containing methamphetamine (syabu), worth a total RM1.05mil. Two Nigerians and a Guinea national w...

08/03/2012 | THE STAR

Four nabbed as cops bust drug depot at nursery

KUALA LUMPUR: A couple and the woman`s mother have been detained by police for using their nursery as a front to distribute drugs to local syndicates. A Bangladeshi worker was also detained during an operation which netted some RM300,000 worth of heroin. City police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Mohmad...

08/03/2012 | THE STAR

Family first line of defence in war on drugs

IT is becoming increasingly evident that the family has a crucial role to play in the fight against drug abuse. It is the first and foremost defence against the many social maladies which confront our nation today. The power and potential of the family in the fight against drug abuse is much greate...

07/03/2012 | THE STAR

Ministry and police assure tight watch on entry and exit points

KUCHING: The Foreign Ministry and the police have assured the public that security at the country`s entry and exit points are always monitored closely. Foreign Ministry consular division secretary Datuk Mohd Zamri Mohd Kassim has refuted allegations that these points were loose, contributing to the...

07/03/2012 | THE STAR

Riot: Drug syndicates turn to social networking sites to lure young women

KUCHING: International drug syndicates are allegedly resorting to social networking sites to rec-ruit Malaysian women as drug mules. Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Richard Riot Jaem said the victims, mostly young women, were more often that not lured with promises of overseas vacation via these site...

07/03/2012 | THE STAR

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