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420 Schools Nationwide At Risk Of Drug Abuse Problem

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KUALA LUMPUR – School children in 420 schools nationwide have been identified by the Royal Malaysian Police and Education Ministry to be at high risk of serious drug abuse, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed. He said if the situation is ignored, the drug addiction problem would worsen making it difficult to control.…

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Perak Police Destroy Over 190kg Of Drugs

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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),…

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Cops Make Biggest Drug Bust Of The Year – 300kg Syabu Worth RM22mil

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MARANG – More than 300kg of syabu worth about RM22mil were seized following a series of raids in Terengganu, Selangor and Penang – the biggest seizure ever this year by Bukit Aman. The drugs were packed inside chinese tea packets and smuggled into the country from Thailand via the east coast states of Kelantan and…

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Cops Nab 8 For Suspected Motorcycle Thefts

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KOTA KINABALU: Drug addicts were among eight men nabbed by Sabah police today over suspicion of being involved in motorcycle theft cases. They were picked up separately in seven raids conducted at the Inanam area here between Aug 22 and Sept 11 following two reports lodged in Feb and the latest on Sept 4. District…

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Drug That Prevents Kidney Disease To Undergo First Human Trial

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  CANBERRA – A drug that successfully prevented kidney disease in diabetic mice will undergo world-first human trials in Australia, it was announced Wednesday, China\’s Xinhua news agency reported. More than 140 Australians suffering from type 1 or 2 diabetes will participate in the study, run by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, which will…

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Woman Allegedly Tried To Pass Drugs In Court, Remanded

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GEORGE TOWN – Police have obtained a remand order against a woman who allegedly tried to pass a bag of drugs to her brother at the Penang Court Complex yesterday. Court Assistant Registrar Ahmad Tajudin Zain granted a four day remand order, which lasts until Sunday, against the 32-year-old after police made the application yesterday.…

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43 Arrested In Raids On Drug Dens In Pekan

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PEKAN – The police detained 43 men on suspicion of being involved in drugs in the operation codenamed ‘Ops Sarang Khas’ carried out for two days beginning Thursday on drug dens around Felda Chini and Felcra Sri Makmur, here. Pekan District Police chief Supt Amran Sidek said the suspects, aged between 30 and 60, including an…

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DPM Wants More Comprehensive Measures Against Drug Abuse

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PUTRAJAYA – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today called for the immediate implementation of more comprehensive measures to combat drug abuse which he described as a growing concern in society. Ahmad Zahid, who is also Home Minister, said latest statistics showed that 56 per cent of all prisoners in the country…

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Thai Police Uncover M’sia-Bound Cannabis Hidden Among Truckload Of Durians

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BANGKOK – A drug smuggler thought he could successfully trafficked 306 kilogrammes of cannabis to Hatyai in southern Thailand from the northeastern part of the country by hiding the drug in a pickup truck laden with hundreds of the ‘King of Fruits’, the durian. The 30-year-old man from Umnartjaroen province who was nabbed in Hatyai…

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Argentinian Drug Mule Detained, Drug Worth RM1.2 Million Seized

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KUALA LUMPUR – Police detained an Argentinian man and seized drug, believed to be cocaine, weighing 4.8 kilogrammes and worth RM1.2 million, at the KL International Airport in Sepang, Selangor, last Monday. Bukit Aman Narcotic Criminal Investigation Department director Datuk Seri Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff said the man, aged 48, who arrived from Singapore, was…

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Kelantan Agrees To Work With Federal Government To Tackle Drug-Related Problems

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KOTA BHARU – The Kelantan government today agreed to cooperate with the federal government in dealing with drug-related problems in the state, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Ahmad Zahid, who is also Home Minister, said a discussion with Kelantan Menteri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob at his office in Kota Darul…

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4 People Arrested, With Drugs Seized At KLIA & Sg Besi

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KUALA LUMPUR – Police arrested four individuals and seized drugs from them during raids conducted at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Sepang and in Sungai Besi, here, last night. Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said 24 kilogrammes of syabu and 3.3 kilogrammes of cocaine were seized in the operations by Bukit Aman’s…

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Kedah Customs Makes Year’s Biggest Drug Bust – 198kg, Worth RM18.3mil

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BUKIT KAYU HITAM – The Kedah Customs Department has made what is believed to be the biggest drug haul so far this year with the seizure of 198kg of assorted drugs with an estimated street value of RM18.3mil. Customs deputy director-general Datuk Zulkifli Yahya said a team of officers from the Vehicles Inspection Branch and…

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Government Servant Among Five Detained For Drugs

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SHAH ALAM – Police detained five suspects including a government servant who worked as general clerk and seized ganja worth RM107,000 in three separate raids in the Klang Valley, on Thursday and Friday (May 18 and 19). Selangor Narcotics Crime Investigation Division chief ACP Amarjit Singh Cher Singh said the male clerk, in his 20s,…

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Polise Seize Drugs Worth RM402,173 From 27 Year Old Suspect

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TANGKAK – Police detained a 27-year-old suspect and seized drugs worth RM402,173 after raiding a house in Sungai Mati, near here. Tangkak police chief Supt Mohad Idris Samsuri said acting on a tip off from members of the public, police detained the suspect at his house at 11am on May 14. “Police found various types…

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Penang Police Bust Major Drug Processing Lab, RM6.8 Mln Worth Of Drugs Seized

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GEORGE TOWN – Penang police uncovered a major drug processing lab situated in the Taman Paya Terubong flats and seized drugs worth RM6.8 million after raiding the unit at 10.30am on Friday (May 5). Penang police chief Datuk Chuah Ghee Lye said during the raid that was carried out after two weeks of surveillance, a…

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Six Suspects Detained After Major Drug Bust In KL And Johor

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KUALA LUMPUR – Police last night detained six individuals believed to be involved in drug trafficking in Kuala Lumpur and Johor and seized 64kg Syabu, 61kg Ketamine and 23,000 ecstasy pills. The success of the operation by the Bukit Aman Special Tactics and Intelligence Narcotics Group (STING) who seized a large quantity of drugs was…

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PDRM Investigates Others In Syndicate Masterminded By Two Malaysian Drug Lords

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SHAH ALAM – The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) will conduct a detailed investigation to determine if any individual in this country is involved in a drug syndicate masterminded by two local drug lords who were detained by Thai authorities last week. Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said PDRM had sent an…

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Married Couple Detained, Heroin Seized

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ALOR SETAR – Police detained a married couple and seized 2.26 kg of heroin, valued at RM50,000, at the Gurun Rest and Recreation (RnR) Gurun yesterday. Kedah Narcotic Criminal Investigation Department head Supt Helmi Aris said the male suspect, aged 29, who is a labourer, and his 38-year-old wife, were arrested during an operation at…

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Woman Detained In Crash Positive For Drug

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ALOR SETAR – The 37-year-old woman detained by the police following a road crash which killed Baling Narcotics chief ASP Mohd Noor Mat Yaub and his wife yesterday tested positive for drug, Baling district police chief Supt Sharifudin Yusof said. He said the woman, from Baling and was at the wheel of a Toyota Hilux…

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Teenaged Girl Who Drove Against Traffic Flow Pleads Not Guilty To Drug Abuse

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BUKIT MERTAJAM – A teenager who drove against traffic flow on the North South Expressway last Tuesday, resulting in a motorist to be killed, pleaded not guilty in the Magistrate’s Court here today to drug abuse. Ng Pei Ven, 19, was charged with self-administration of the amphetamine drug at the Narcotic Criminal Investigation office of…

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Police Nab Three Filipinos For Drug Possession

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LAHAD DATU – The police have detained three Filipino men in connection with the seizure of 109.32 grammes of syabu during a raid at an oil palm plantation near here on Wednesday. The suspects, in their 40s, were picked up about 12.40pm at the Kampung Teck Guan oil palm plantation. The trio comprised addicts and…

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Kelantan Police Cripple 2 Drug Smuggling Syndicates

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KOTA BHARU – The Kelantan police crippled two drug smuggling syndicates with the arrest of two men and seizure of drug pills, worth RM40,000, since yesterday. State police chief Datuk Dr Ab Rahman Ismail said one of the suspects, aged 57, was detained along Jalan Jelawang-Kuala Balah, Dabong, at about 4.45 pm yesterday. Police seized…

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Accessory Shop Owner, Contractor To Die For Drug Trafficking

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KUALA LUMPUR – A woman passed out in the High Court here today after knowing that her son was sentenced to death for drug trafficking. She looked calm when Judicial Commissioner Datuk Nordin Hassan handed down the sentence, but collapsed when the court interpreter was explaining the sentence that was meted out on Hoo Moon…

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Trader Faces Six Counts Of Drug Trafficking

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MELAKA – A trader was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here with six counts of drug trafficking. However, no plea was recorded from Tai Kah Yuen after the charges were read out before Magistrate Analia Kamaruddin. Tai, 30, was charged with trafficking in the drugs, at a house at Taman Malinja, Bukit Baru here at…

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Lovebirds Charged With Possession Of Firearms, Offensive Weapons, Drug

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BUTTERWORTH – A man and his lover were charged in the Sessions Court here today with possession of firearms, offensive weapons and drug. However, no plea was recorded from Teoh Boon Seng, 34, and the woman, Yeoh Seok Tiang, 42, as they did not understand the charges, which were read out to them in Malays,…

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Selangor Police Dispose Of Drugs Worth RM2.1 Million

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Selangor Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department disposed of 545kg of various types of drugs worth about RM2.1 million at a disposal site in Rawang near here today. Its deputy chief, Supt R. Sundralingam said these drugs involved 3,053 cases between 1997 and 2014 which had been tried in courts and went through…

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Police Nab Trader, Seize Drug And Ill-Gotten Property

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TAIPING – Police arrested a 23-year-old man here yesterday and seized an assortment of drugs valued at RM15,000 as well as a car, a motorcycle and RM1,020. Taiping Police chief ACP Harith Kam Abdullah said today the trader was picked up at a hotel in Jalan Kota at 4.30pm and was being held under remand…

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14 Held In Labuan For Drug Abuse, Trafficking

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LABUAN – Police arrested 14 people suspected of involvement in drug abuse and trafficking in an operation here yesterday. A police team made the arrestes during raids on two houses in Jalan Giat Mara, Kg Rancha Rancha, believed to be a hideout and drug den, Labuan Police chief Supt Adzhar Othman said to Bernama today.…

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Police Arrest Local Male, Seize More Than 60GM Syabu

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LAHAD DATU – Police have arrested a local man, believed to be a drug pusher who was found in possession of 60.28 grammes of syabu at Batu 3 Jalan Segama, Lahad Datu here yesterday morning. Lahad Datu district police chief Assistant Commissioner Hamzah Ahmad said the 28-year-old suspect was detained at about 11.45am while travelling…

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