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Thai Police Seize Drugs Worth Half A Billion Ringgit

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BANGKOK – Thai police seized another 5.37 million “Yaba” pills and 120 kg of “Crystal Methaphetamine” (Ice) before they could be distributed around Bangkok as well as smuggled to neighbouring countries. National Police Chief Gen Chakthip Chaijinda said the drugs originated from southern Wa State, an autonomous region in Myanmar which has been known as…

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279 Students Tested Drug Positive In Kelantan

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KOTA BHARU – A total 279 students including four females were found positive on drugs in the state this year, the Kelantan State Legislative Assembly was told. State Human Capital Development, Education, and High Education Committee chairman Datuk Dr Mohamed Fadzli Hassan said, of the total, 18 were also detained by police. “This was following…

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702,319 Arrested For Drug-Related Offences From 2014

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KUALA LUMPUR – A total of 702,319 people were arrested for drug-related offences between 2014 and October 2017, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. He said based on the Royal Malaysia Police’s statistics, 21,731 of those arrested were drug traffickers picked up under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act…

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Drug Dealer Among 14 Men Nabbed In Teluk Intan

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TELUK INTAN – Police detained 14 suspected drug addicts including a drug dealer, in an integrated operation, dubbed ‘Op Sarang/Op Tapis’, at an oil palm plantation here yesterday. Hilir Perak district police chief ACP Mohd Marzukhi Mohd Mokhtar said the men aged 25 to 47 years, were picked up in a five-hour operation by its…

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9 Lorry Drivers, Attendants Detained For Methamphetamine

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BAGAN SERAI – Five lorry drivers and four lorry attendants were among 25 individuals detained by police in an integrated operation at Gunung Semangggol Rest and Service southbound, last night after testing positive for Methamphetamine. Kerian District Police chief Supt Omar Bakhtiar Yaakob said the operation which began at 10 pm and ended at 12.30…

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‘Datuk Seri’ In Rela Case Charged With Taking Drugs

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KUALA LUMPUR – The businessman with a ‘Datuk Seri’ title who was charged with attacking and injuring three People’s Volunteer Corps (RELA) personnel last week, faced two charges at two separate magistrate’s court here today, of taking drugs. Liow Soon Hee, 29, claimed trial at Kuala Lumpur Magistrate’s Court to taking methamphetamine inside the toilet…

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Man Held With Drugs At KLIA

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NILAI – Customs officers arrested a Malaysian man and seized two packets containing 20 kg of ketamine valued at RM900,000 soon after he arrived on a flight from Mumbai last month, it was revealed here today. Customs deputy director-general (enforcement and compliance) Datuk Zulkifli Yahya said the 37-year-old man was held at 10.45 am on…

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KL Police Nab Seven, Seize RM200,000 In Drugs

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KUALA LUMPUR – Police detained seven local individuals and seized numerous types of drugs worth about RM200,000, RM148,000 in cash and a Mini Cooper, in three separate raids here from Thursday to Saturday. Kuala Lumpur Narcotics CID chief ACP Adnan Azizon said, in the first raid, police detained a 27-year-old man at a hotel in…

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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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