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Spike in student drug abuse cases in Kelantan

KOTA BARU: The number of drug abuse cases involving students in the state has increased by 34% within 10 months – a situation that Kelantan police chief Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan has described as “alarming”. “That’s because the number of cases continues to rise despite aggressive measures to combat...

01/11/2017 | THE STAR

Johor cops make major drug bust

JOHOR BARU: A drug syndicate believed to have been supplying ecstasy to nightclubs around the city have been clamped down with RM599,100 worth of drugs seized by the police. Johor deputy police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Mohd Kamaruddin Md Din said that four suspects including a local woman and an...

26/10/2017 | THE STAR

Chinese tea turns out to be drugs

SEPANG: It was destined for Taipei as garments and high-grade Chinese tea packets but the authorities were not taken in by the ruse. Inspections at the KLIA cargo hub here revealed something much more harmful – 254kg of ketamine worth a whopping RM12.7mil. It was hidden in six boxes, each declare...

24/10/2017 | THE STAR

Drugs worth RM1.7mil seized in Johor

JOHOR BARU: Police have seized drugs worth RM1.7mil from Jan 1 to Oct 20 around the Johor Baru North area. Johor Baru North OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Taib Ahmad said 1,423 suspects, including 25 foreigners, were nabbed in raids conducted within the city. He said ganja and ketum, weighing some 25kg, we...

23/10/2017 | THE STAR

Police foil syndicate’s bid to disguise drugs as tea leaves

GEORGE TOWN: Packing drugs in tea leaf packages seems to be a new method used by drug traffickers to evade detection. But their tactics were in vain, as police managed to uncover their latest ruse. On Tuesday, police in George Town and Ipoh arrested three people and seized over 9kg of methamphetamin...

20/10/2017 | THE STAR

RM1.6mil of cannabis seized

ALOR SETAR: Police arrested four men and seized 533 slabs of cannabis, valued at RM1.58mil, in an operation in Kuala Kedah. The operation began when a 33-year-old man was detained in his MPV at a traffic light on Jalan Kuala Kedah at about 6.20am on Wednesday. He is believed to be on his way to...

20/10/2017 | THE STAR

RM305,000 for inmate’s death

JOHOR BARU: The family of a drug addict who died after being assaulted at the Cure and Care Reha­bilitation Centre (CCRC) in Kota Tinggi four years ago has been awarded RM305,000 by the High Court here. High Court Judge Datuk Teo Say Eng ruled that the Federal Govern­ment and two former auxiliary...

17/10/2017 | THE STAR

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