1,072 nabbed for various drug offences

KOTA BARU: Police arrested 1,072 individuals, including four civil servants, for various drug offences in a 16-day integrated border operations in the state.

Kelantan police chief Comm Datuk Muhamad Zaki Harun (pic) said all those apprehended were aged between 17 and 59, comprising 1,051 men and 21 women.

He said the integrated operations were aimed at curbing the smuggling and abuse of drugs from a neighbouring country.

Comm Muhamad Zaki said the focus of the operation was to identify target areas that are active pot areas or drug dens for such activities.

“The suspects are being investigated under the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, the Dangerous Drugs (Special Preventive Measures) Act 1985 and the Poisons Act 1952,” he said, Bernama reported.

The operations saw the seizure of various types of drugs, estimated to be worth RM242,193.

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Next In Nation

Sarawak keen to partner China for sustainable growth, says Deputy Premier
Govt move on diesel bold, says Pasir Gudang MP
Transport Ministry not involved in sale of MAHB shares, says Loke
Man with disability charged with hurting wife
Mistaken for deer, two men hurt in shooting incident in Kota Belud
Don’t blame civil servants for your own mistakes, Warisan tells GRS
Safety, not profits, must be priority at cave, hillside temple sites, says NGO
KLIA Customs officer charged with 38 counts of corruption involving RM14,950
Ulu Tiram attacker's family isolated themselves due to beliefs, says Home Minister
Comms ministry denies new WhatsApp regulation rumours

Others Also Read