SERDANG: Police here arrested a pair of lovers on suspicion of being involved in a syndicate distributing various types of drugs, worth an estimated RM1.2 million, around the Klang Valley on Aug 10.
Both 20-year-old suspects, a local man and a Vietnamese woman, were arrested in a hotel at the One Puchong Business Park here.
Serdang District Police chief ACP A.A. Anbalagan said their arrest led to the seizure of various types of drugs like syabu, Eramin 5 pills and ecstasy pills from a condominium unit in Kepong.
"The couple's modus operandi is to repack all the drugs into smaller packets for distribution around the Klang Valley.
"This syndicate is believed to have been active for the past six months. The seized drugs are believed to be enough for the consumption of 50,000 addicts,” he told a media conference at the Serdang District Police Headquarters here today.
He said police were investigating whether the suspects processed the drugs themselves or obtained the supply locally or from abroad.
Both suspects are held under Section 117 of the Criminal Procedure Code from Aug 10-24 for a second remand and the case is being investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, which carries the mandatory death sentence upon conviction. - Bernama