KOTA BHARU – Kelantan police detained a suspected drug peddler and seized a pistol in a raid in Chabang Tiga Haji Kasim, Binjai here on Monday.
Kelantan police chief Datuk Mazlan Lazim said the 31-year-old man was arrested while in a car in the area at 1am.
“He appeared to be “high” and on further checking, police found a Colt revolver with four bullets in a pocket of his trousers,” he told a press conference here today.
He said that the suspect was also wanted for an armed robbery and a carjacking case in Bachok.
He added that the suspect’s arrest followed that of the mastermind of his gang known as ‘Medan Jelawat’ at a hotel in Kuantan at 11.30pm the same day and another member who was caught red-handed trying to steal car in Kampung Padang Lati, Bachok on Sunday.
Police are also hot on the trail of another member of the gang known as Amir.- BERNAMA