Politician detained for allegedly producing and selling drugs

KUALA LUMPUR: A 35-year-old politician, who is believed to produce his own mixture of drugs and sold it at RM300 a bottle, has been arrested.

The man, who had contested for a post in a party's youth wing, was arrested in Pudu at 1.45pm on Wednesday (Jan 20).

Kuala Lumpur police chief Comm Datuk Saiful Azly Kamaruddin said the politician was stopped while riding a motorcycle and when checked, police found a package which contained 400ml liquid believed to be Ketamine.

"Further investigation led police to a residence in Jalan Duta Suria 8, Ampang, at 7.30pm on the same day.

"There, we discovered an assortment of drugs including nine ganja plants worth RM4,500, dried leaves believed to be ganja worth RM3,000 and liquid believed to be a mixture of ketamine and THC worth RM531,000.

"We believe the man produced his own mixture of drugs containing Ketamine and ganja and sells it at RM300 a bottle," he said on Friday (Jan 22),

Comm Saiful Azly said the man, his wife and their foreign domestic helper had been remanded for seven days until Jan 27.

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