ALOR SETAR – Kedah police detained two suspects and seized 2.29kg heroin and 263 grammes of Syabu worth RM91,000 at a car park in Taman Gemilang, Jitra, yesterday afternoon.
Kedah CID chief Supt Helmi Aris said two suspects aged 23 and 43 were detained when police found the drugs in a box that was wrapped in newspapers inside a pink colour bag.
“We found the bag inside the car of one of the suspects,” he told reporters
at the Kedah police headquarters, here today.
Initial investigations revealed that both suspects who are unemployed and with previous criminal records for drug offences, were involved in drug peddling in Jitra and Changlun for the past two months.
Both will be remanded for seven days and investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 which carries the mandatory death penalty upon conviction. – BERNAMA