Son of Kelantan assemblyman nabbed for drug possession

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 19 Nov 2017

KOTA BARU: The son of an assemblyman in Kelantan was arrested after being caught with 200 methamphetamine pills on Saturday (Nov 18).

The 29-year-old was found with a blue plastic bag filled with 198 red-coloured pills and two green-coloured pills believed to be drugs in front of a house in Jalan Pasir Mas-Salor at 3.30pm.

Kota Baru police chief ACP Ismail Mat Sidik said the suspect was remanded by a magistrate's court on Sunday to allow for investigations under Section 39A (1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

It is learnt that the assemblyman is a vice-president of Parti Amanah Negara and a former state executive councillor.

It is understood that police found the suspect behaving suspiciously in front of the house in Kampung Jelutong and observed him for five minutes.

When the police identified themselves, the suspect fled to the side of the house but fell down.

He fought with police who tried to detain him and turned aggressive when policemen showed him their identity cards.

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