IPOH – The police detained a man in Batu Gajah near here last Friday, in connection with the seizure of over one kilogramme of heroin.
The 29-year-old was picked up about 5pm, while waiting for buyers of the drug in a car at Taman Pusing Murni, Pusing.
Perak Narcotics CID chief ACP Yap Toon Khuan said the seized drug was worth about RM51,450.
He said initial investigations revealed the suspect was involved in the drug trade since early last year, in the Menglembu and Pusing areas.
At a press conference today, he said a police team found 914 grammes of heroin in the suspect’s car and 115 grammes of the drug at a house in the same area.
Yap said the man who had a criminal record for fighting in the compound of a police station was remanded until June 4 to facilitate investigations. – BERNAMA