Suspected dealer nabbed during anti-drug ops

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 06 May 2021

BUTTERWORTH: A suspected drug dealer was nabbed by police during an anti-drug operation on Monday (May 3).

North Seberang Prai OCPD Asst Comm Noorzainy Mohd Noor said the 30-year-old Malaysian was detained at the Mak Mandin area in Butterworth at about 10.30pm.

"During the arrest, we seized 53g of syabu worth RM5,300, and also 5g of erimin worth RM60, which we suspect is for local distribution," he said in a statement.

ACP Noorzainy said after interrogating the suspect, the man led the police to another location near a chicken coop at Taman Ampang Jajar.

There, police found 456g of heroin worth RM15,960, and seized three motorcycles.

He said the street value of the drugs confiscated during the operation is worth RM21,320, and is enough to for 2,000 addicts.

ACP Noorzainy added the suspect has a prior drug-related record, and tested positive for drugs.

He added the suspect was remanded for seven days for investigations under Section 39B, 12(2) and Section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In Nation

Pakatan leaders question if BNS awarded LCS contract to clear corporate debts
Woman survives fall from 19th floor in Penang
Transport Ministry waiting for proof-of-concept report on Kuching's autonomous rapid transit
Forty-six people with storm-damaged homes at relief centres in Johor
Peja unfazed by possibility of GE15 face-off with Anwar
Annuar: Ministry to take immediate action over iPay88 issue
No room for communist activities to re-emerge in country, says former cop
Kedah MACC finds no wrongdoing in Baling durian farm approval
Smuggler nabbed with six undocumented migrants after 30km car chase in Kelantan
Teachers take initiative to preserve 100-year-old ethnic Rinangkitan garment

Others Also Read