Police launch hotline for feedback, tip-offs on drug-related crime

  • Nation
  • Monday, 29 Jul 2019

SEMENYIH: The Narcotic Crime Investigation Department (NCID) has launched a mobile hotline number to get feedback and tip-offs from the public.

At the launch of the hotline, NCID director Comm Datuk Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd said the public can channel feedback and tip-offs to 012-208 7222.

“Members of the public can communicate with us via WhatsApp, SMS or just call the line,” he told reporters at the Semenyih police station Monday (July 29).

He added that WhatsApp would be the preferred means of communication via the hotline.

“We will work on any information received via this hotline,” he said, adding that the tip-offs would be treated in a private and confidential manner.

Meanwhile, Comm Mohd Khalil said between Jan and July 26 this year, police arrested 106,437 suspects for drug-related crimes.

“We arrested 16,279 for supply, 39,990 for possession and 50,168 for testing positive for drugs.

“We also seized RM264.78mil worth of drugs including 4.3 tonnes of syabu, 176.51kg of ketamin, 63.25kg of erimin 5, 48.88kg of yaba, 99.98kg of ecstasy as well as 550.22kg of ganja and 467.9kg of heroin," he said, adding that police also seized RM46.33mil worth of property.

Comm Mohd Khalil urged anyone with information on drug-related crimes to contact his department immediately.

“We will not show mercy to drug syndicates running in our country and have been engaged in a continuous battle with them,” he said, urging those with information to contact the new launched hotline.

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