Nearly RM1mil worth of drugs hidden in cendol bowls


  • Nation
  • Friday, 14 Jun 2019

MALAYSIAN police seized 6.2kg of ketamin and halted a syndicate’s attempt to smuggle the drugs into Taiwan. Kosmo! reported the drugs, worth an estimated RM900,000, were seized at the premises of a courier company in Salak Selatan, Kuala Lumpur.

The drugs were found in 154 cendol bowls, and two local men aged 22 and 23 have been arrested.

Federal deputy Narcotics Crime Investigation Department director Deputy Comm Zulkifli Ali said the bowls containing the drugs were covered with another bowl.

The bowls were soldered to one another.

“We believe that the drugs were brought in from another country and were in transit in Malaysia before heading to Taiwan,” he said.

> The same paper also reported that a factory worker got her hand stuck in a toilet bowl after trying to reach for her handphone that fell in.

The 27-year-old had to endure 45 minutes of pain before the Fire and Rescue Department arrived, at the factory in Klang, to help extract her hand from the bowl.

Seven firemen took part in the operation.

The upper part of her right arm was swollen and she was sent to hospital.

The phone, however, could not be located.

> Actress Reen Rahim says she can accept constructive and positive criticism but has stopped bothering about negative comments from netizens, reported Harian Metro.

The actress known as Kak Su, in the drama series Pujaan Hati Kanda, also said she was immune to criticism about her sexy image.

“Let people say what they want because it is their right. What is important is I am comfortable with what I wear and with myself,” she said.

Reen had uploaded three pictures of herself from a holiday at an island resort on her Instagram page, but disabled the comments section after receiving brickbats.

?  The above article is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with this ' >'sign, it denotes a separate news item.


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