SEREMBAN – Police rounded-up 353 people for inspection and detained 137 people for drug-related offences in anti-drug operations conducted in several areas in Negeri Sembilan recently.
State Narcotic Criminal Investigation Department head Supt Mohd Faisal Yahya said the four-day operation, carried out since Jan 12, focused on suspected drug haunts in Seremban, Nilai, Jempol, Tampin and Jelebu.
He said of the 137 people detained, 19 of them were suspected drug traffickers, 37 for drug possession and 81 others tested positive for drug.
Various types of drugs such as heroin, cannabis, syabu, eramin 5 pill and ketum, as well as cash and vehicles, were seized in the operation, he said in a statement today.
Mohd Faisal said intensified efforts were made by his department to eliminate drug abuse and called for public cooperation to provide information to make it a success. – BERNAMA