Two with guns and drugs arrested

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 13 Aug 2015

ALOR SETAR: Police arrested two men and seized two guns and several types of drugs in an operation in Taman Petani Jaya in Sungai Petani.

Kedah police chief Senior Deputy Comm Datuk Zamri Yahya said they found a black Norinco pistol with 9mm Luger and S&B bullets in the suspect’s vehicle at a car park around 3.15pm on Tuesday.

“The driver, aged 40, has previous records for firearms possession while his accomplice, in his 20s, is wanted for a cheating case,” he told reporters here yesterday..

SDCP Zamri said they also seized 104g of syabu, 116g heroin, 17 Erimin 5 pills and 3 ecstasy pills worth more than RM30,000 in one suspect’s bag.

“One of them then led us to a house in Taman Ria Jaya, Sungai Petani where we discovered a Pietro Beretta Garoone airgun and 430 ball-bearing bullets.” he said.

SDCP Zamri said the pistols were believed to have been brought in from a neighbouring country while the drugs were meant for local consumption.

Both the suspects, who also tested positive for syabu, have been remanded until Aug 23.

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