Johor cops find RM450,000 worth of drugs hidden in abandoned car

ISKANDAR PUTERI: Police have found almost RM450,000 worth of drugs hidden in an abandoned car in a housing area in Bukit Indah here.

Iskandar Puteri OCPD Asst Comm M. Kumarasan said following intelligence gathering, police carried out a raid in a house and arrested two men at around 5.30pm on May 13.

"The two suspects, aged 26 and 28, both tested positive for drugs and have criminal records.

"Police also inspected an abandoned car in front of the house the suspects were renting and found the drugs hidden in the boot," he said during a press conference at the Iskandar Puteri district police headquarters here on Tuesday (May 28).

He added that the drugs include 260 packets of ganja, three packets of syabu, 4,675 ecstasy pills and 650 packets of Erimin 5 pills, worth more than RM449,000 in total.

"The syndicate has been active since September 2022 and would use the car as storage and hide the drugs," he said.

He added that police also seized the car and three motorcycles, worth a total of RM14,000.

ACP Kumarasan added that the two suspects were charged in court under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act on Monday (May 27) and the police are still searching for one more suspect.

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