RM3.67mil worth of drugs seized, four nabbed


KULIM (Bernama): Police arrested four people, including a woman, and seized RM3.67mil worth of drugs in three separate raids in Kedah and Penang on Jan 27.

Bukit Aman Narcotics CID director Comm Datuk Razarudin Husain said all the suspects, aged from 32 to 33, were arrested in a special operation conducted by Bukit Aman and Kedah police.

"In the one-hour simultaneous raids beginning 10.45am, we successfully seized 11.18kg of ecstasy, ketamine (17.8 kg), Erimin 5 (20.22 kg), juice drinks (20.15 kg) and 'mushroom' drugs (410 grammes).

"Police also confiscated RM488,400 worth of assets including seven cars, a high-powered motorcycle and RM4,000 cash," he told a press conference at Kulim police headquarters on Sunday (Jan 31).

He said the suspects, who had been active since the end of September last year, were believed to be involved in packaging drugs for private parties as well as the Kedah and Penang market.

Comm Razarudin said the drugs would cater to 198,036 drug addicts.

"The arrest of all these suspects is a follow-up to a Selangor syndicate who were busted in July last year, ” he said.

The four suspects had been remanded for seven days to assist in the investigation under Section 39(B) of the Dangerous Drugs Act, he said.- Bernama

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