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Nearly RM2 Million Worth of Drugs Seized, Six Suspects Involved

The police of Perak have successfully put an end to six more drug dealing activities around Ipoh.

According to the state police chief Datuk Mior Faridalathrash Wahid, the overall confiscated drugs are worth RM1,983,993.

“The first capture was done at a parking lot of a condominium in Kampung Simee, Ipoh at 2.30pm on Wednesday (May 26), which involved a male suspect aged 32.

“Investigations found 26.31g of ketamine and 30g of 100 Erimin 5 pills in his possession.

“On the same day, another raid was done at a house in Kampung Simee and one each at Tambun and Bercham, involving three suspects; a man and two women aged between 26 and 32.

“Some 12,800 Erimin 5 pills, 1,000 ecstasy pills, 665g of ketamine, 13.65kg of unidentified drug powder and 5.46kg of 183 beverage powder packets also believed to be drugs were found.

“At around 5.10pm on Thursday (May 27), two other houses at Bukit Merah and Kampung Rapat were raided and two male suspects aged 27 and 34 were arrested.

“2.6g of ketamine were found during the investigation. We also believe that all six suspects are related.

“Also, some RM262,596 worth of vehicles; a Toyota Harrier, a Toyota Estima, a Toyota Camry, a Honda Civic and a Kawasaki Versys motorcycle; along with four watches and some accessories were also seized during the raid and capture operations by the Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department.”

He told reporters during a media session at the Perak Contingent Police Headquarters in Ipoh earlier today (May 28).

Mior mentioned that all suspects are remanded at the Ipoh District Police Headquarters (IPD) to facilitate further investigations.

“They are all currently investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, in which if found guilty, will be subject to a mandatory death sentence by hanging.

“The success of these operations are thanks to close-knit joint efforts from the public and the police to intensify eradication of all drug dealing, distribution and smuggling activities in the state from time to time,” he expressed.

 

Chris Teh

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Chris Teh

Born and bred in Ipoh, Chris Teh is proficient in Chinese, English and Malay, with the Japanese language in the making. Joining Ipoh Echo has helped utilise his writing and translation skills. In his spare time, he catches Pokemon in Pokemon GO, discovering up and coming places on the side.

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