TAIPING – The Perak police destroyed more than 196kg of drugs, including ketum leaves in a drug exhibit disposal programme here today.
Bukit Aman Narcotics CID Asset Disposal Division assistant director ACP Raja Zahudeen Raja Toran said drugs destroyed were worth more than RM7.7 million.
He said the drugs comprised 24.9kg of heroin, ganja (15kg), syabu (27.1kg), ketamine (2.3kg) ecstasy/Yaba (37.50 grammes) and ketum leaves (123.9kg), apart from 39.6 litres of cough syrup as well as 164.2 litres of ketum drink.
He said the disposal of the exhibits involved 3,630 investigation papers which had been settled in court since 2008.
“The drugs disposed were from 15 districts in the state, namely Ipoh, Taiping, Manjung, Hilir Perak, Tapah, Kuala Kangsar, Batu Gajah, Sungai Siput, Muallim, Kampar, Gerik, Kerian, Pengkalan Hulu, Selama and Perak Tengah,” he told a media conference after the disposal programme here today. – BERNAMA