KUALA LUMPUR: Drugs worth RM1.23mil were seized after police busted two syndicates in the city, says Comm Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim.
The Kuala Lumpur police chief said in the first case, the Narcotic Crime Investigation Department (NCID) detained two men, aged 22 and 23, who were in a Toyota Vios on the Kuala Lumpur-Seremban Expressway at about 6.15pm on Monday (Feb 10).
"Checks on the vehicle revealed 56g of syabu.
"Further investigations led police to a condominium in Cheras, where police checked two other vehicles. We seized 14,800 Eramine 5 pills and 6.68kg of syabu," he told a press conference at the state police headquarters on Thursday (Feb 13).
In the second case, the NCID arrested two men on Monday and Tuesday (Feb 11).
"The first man was detained on Monday night at a house at Jalan Kepong, and we seized Eramine 5 pills and 19.2g of ketamine.
"We also arrested his accomplice at about 8pm on Tuesday at Jalan Kepong as well. A total of 1,330 Eramine 5 pills, 289 ecstasy pills, 6.98kg ecstasy powder and 101 ganja plants were seized," Comm Mazlan said.
The drugs in the two cases were worth RM1.23mil while the assets seized are worth RM97,500, he added.
"We believe the syndicates were active from three to four months ago.
"The suspects have been remanded for further investigations," Comm Mazlan said.