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Man risks life for RM3,000 assignment

Alor Star - For RM3,000 a transporter may face the hangman's noose after he was arrested in connection with a RM1.58 million drug bust on Wednesday. The transporter was believed to have been hired to drive a MPV vehicle from Selangor to Kedah to collect a consignment. A check on the suspect's v...

20/10/2017 | MALAY MAIL

Duterte targets ‘big fish’ in drug war

MANILA - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte war on drugs will shift to a higher tear to target 'big fish' moving away from street level operations to go after big networks suppliers. Duterte issued a directive on Tuesday ordering police to halt activities in the anti-drug campaign and leave all o...

13/10/2017 | MALAY MAIL

From drugs to fake medicine

Georgetown - Drug syndicates have venture into manufacturing and distributing imitation medicine besides their staple production of amphetamine and methamphetamine stimulants. Police uncovered the new tactic after a raid at a house in Taman Seri Rambai, Bukit Mertajam led to the discovery of close...

26/09/2017 | MALAY MAIL

Philippine church head urges end to drug killings

Manila - 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 dubbed as “One Time Big Time” saw at least 76 people...

21/08/2017 | MALAY MAIL

Amendments to Act welcomed

I welcome the Cabinet's decision to amend Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act (1952), which will grant judges the right to decide on a more appropriate sentence such as jail terms for drug traffickers instead of the mandatory death penalty. It is a step in the right direction which is eagerly awa...

15/08/2017 | MALAY MAIL

Duterte gives ‘dead or alive’ bounties for policemen

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday announced "dead-or-alive" bounties worth US$40,000 (RM172,000) each for policemen he accused of helping an accused narco-politician, and said he prefered they be killed. The call for police officers to kill their colleagues is the latest i...

10/08/2017 | MALAY MAIL

No mandatory death penalty under amended Act

The death penalty will not be the only punishment judges can mete out on drug traffickers once the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 is amended. The Cabinet agreed to include additional clauses which provide discretionary powers to the courts to deal with other sentences, apart from the mandatory death pena...

08/08/2017 | MALAY MAIL

Thais to probe Malaysian company’s drug connections

Bangkok - A team of Thai investigations will travel to Malaysia soon as part of an in-depth investigation into a Malaysian company which has been accused of being a transnational crime syndicate in the kingdom. The green light to send Thai investigators to Malaysia was reached during a recent meeti...

17/07/2017 | MALAY MAIL

End of road for ‘southern godfathers of synthetic drugs’

Johor Baru - The man a 50 year old Singapore drug syndicate mastermind came to sudden end when Federal police arrested him and his two local associates recently for using Johor as a base for the lucrative synthetic drug market. He and his associates were known as the "southern godfatherss of synthet...

14/07/2017 | MALAY MAIL

NGOs urged to help govt run drug rehab centres

Kuala Lumpur - The Home Ministry is calling NGOs to assist it in overseeing operations at drug rehabilitation centres. AADK is creating the ideal standard operating procedure for the quality of care in private drug rehabilitation to ensure patients get the right treatment and are not abuse. The mi...

14/07/2017 | MALAY MAIL

Federal police smash lethal synthetic drug labs

Johor Baru - A potent new ecstasy pill with a Facebook "Like" logo on it, has been the focus of police following several drug busts here since Tuesday. Sources told Malay Mail the new ecstasy pills contained three to five times the normal dose and are being sold in nightclubs in Johor and Singapore...

13/07/2017 | MALAY MAIL

Dragnet for escapee

GEORGE TOWN — A suspect in a drug probe escaped police custody yesterday after the police van he was in broke down at a traffic light junction in Paya Terubong, Relau. Police are looking for the suspect, identified as Anuar Ayat from Permatang Damar Laut in Batu Maung, but at press time yesterda...

10/07/2017 | MALAY MAIL

Malaysia, Thailand to intensify fight against drug trafficking

BANGKOK, July 6 ― Intensifying efforts to combat drug smuggling will be high on the agenda when high-ranking drug enforcement officials from Thailand and Malaysia meet in an annual bilateral meeting next week. The city of Chiangrai, northern Thailand, has been purposely selected to host the meeting...

06/07/2017 | MALAY MAIL

Army seizes drugs worth millions in besieged city

Manila - The Philippine military found methamphetamine worth between US$2 million to US$5 million while clearing rebel positions in besieged Marawi City, officials said yesterday. The 11 bag of shabu were recoverd on Sunday along with four assault rifles in the kitchen of two storey concrete house...

20/06/2017 | MALAY MAIL

African students preferred as drug mules

KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — An international drug syndicate that hired foreign students to work as mules was dealt a blow when police arrested nine African men — eight Nigerians and one Ugandan — aged between 25 and 39 on Friday and seized a kilogramme of methamphetamine. Five students were attending...

20/06/2017 | MALAY MAIL