KUALA LUMPUR: Three major Nigerian drug syndicates were busted as Bukit Aman begins a major sweep of several drug lairs in the Klang Valley.
Bukit Aman Narcotics Investigation Department deputy director Deputy Comm Datuk Haris Wong Abdullah said nine syndicates members were detained, including three Nigerian kingpins, resulting in RM2.5mil worth of syabu seized.
â€œWe raided the drug lairs in Seri Kembangan, Cyberjaya and Damansara on Monday and Tuesday.
â€œWe also seized two cars used by the syndicates, worth a total of RM150,000,â€ he told a press conference in Bukit Aman on Wednesday.
DCP Haris Wong said the Nigerian syndicates have been elusive for the past few years but the cops have finally managed to identify the key players, thus leading to the drug busts.
â€œWe are being proactive in dealing with the syndicates.
â€œWe feel that we finally have the situation under control,â€ he said.-The Star