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Raids yield RM22mil in syabu

MARANG: More than 300kg of syabu worth about RM22mil was seized in a series of raids in Terengganu, Selangor and Penang, the biggest seizure of the drug this year. The drugs were packed in Chinese tea packets and smuggled into the country from Thailand via Kelantan and Terengganu, police said....

29/09/2017 | THE STAR

Horsing around with ketum cocktails

KOTA BARU: Drinking a cocktail of ketum (pic) and cough syrup followed by a carbonated drink has become a trend among youngsters, as they can openly consume the intoxicating mix in public without arousing suspicion. National Anti-Drugs Agency (AADK) Kelantan director Rohayu Ahmad said many par...

28/09/2017 | THE STAR

Siblings nabbed for drug trafficking

GEORGE TOWN: A suspected drug trafficker thought he could escape the law by running away to Miri but he was arrested at KLIA2 as he was about to board his flight. The 46-year-old man, nabbed on Friday, was trying to escape after learning that his 44-year-old sister had been arrested at their fa...

26/09/2017 | THE STAR

Ministry looking at total ketum ban

KUALA LUMPUR: The Bill to criminalise the sale, possession, consumption and planting of ketum is expected to be tabled in Parliament next year, said the Health Ministry. Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya said the ministry was discussing the proposed amendments to the Poisons Act 1952 (...

26/09/2017 | THE STAR

Drug use in PPR communities to be monitored

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) is monitoring drug abuse in People's Housing Project (PPR) communities, which it has identified as high-risk areas. Speaking after an integrated anti-drug operation, known as Ops BAH 38, early Friday morning, AADK deputy director-general Datuk Iz...

22/09/2017 | THE STAR

Mum and son test positive for drugs

IPOH: It was an awkward moment for a housewife and her 15-year-old son as both gave each other a cold hard stare on receiving their urine test results. Both mother and son tested positive for drug abuse after traces of methamphetamine were detected in their urine. National Anti-Drug Agency off...

21/09/2017 | THE STAR

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

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