Unemployed man arrested for drug possession in Bintangor, Sarawak


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  • Monday, 15 Jun 2020

SIBU: An unemployed man was arrested for alleged drug possession in in Bintangor near here.

Bintangor OCPD Deputy Supt Sekam Anoi said at about 1.50pm on June 14, a police team conducted a drug raid on a house on Jalan Sekolah.

"The team found 30.77g of methamphetamine (syabu) inside a bag as well as 29 Nimetazepam (Erimin 5) pills," he said.

Polcie seized the drugs worth over RM4,000 and RM3,969 in cash.

DSP Sekam said the 47-year-old suspect, who tested positive for methamphetamine use, has a history of drug abuse.

The suspect has been remanded and the case is being investigated under Section 39A(2) of the Dangerous Drug Act 1952, which provides a life sentence and not less than 10 strokes of the rotan if convicted.

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