Customs officers nab man with 480g of drugs believed to be ganja

BUTTERWORTH: The Royal Malaysia Customs Department has arrested a 24-year-old man for carrying a parcel containing four bags of drugs believed to be marijuana at a shopping mall here on Monday (June 1).

The department's assistant director-general (enforcement) Datuk Johari Alifiah said the arrest resulted from a raid conducted by the department's narcotic unit at 3.30pm.

"Upon inspection, our officer found four bags containing green leaves believed to be marijuana, which were stored in two boxes.

"The marijuana weighs approximately 480g with a market value of RM4800," he said in a press conference at the Penang Custom Prevention Complex Thursday (June 4).

He said the suspect will be remanded for seven days until June 8 and the case will be investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drug Acts 1952.

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