Nigerian among five arrested in drug bust
Posted on March 31, 2010, Wednesday
KUALA LUMPUR: A Nigerian was among five men arrested for trafficking drugs worth RM230,000 in several police raids over the last four days.City Narcotics CID chief ACP Kang Chez Chiang said the Nigerian was arrested on Sunday after 60g of cocaine worth RM20,000 was found in a house in Taman Pusat, Kepong.
“The Nigerian who claimed to have entered the country in January last year also claimed that he had lost his passport,” he told a press conference here today.
The 29 year-old was remanded one week to assist investigation under Section 39B of Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.
The same day, police arrested two men at a restaurant in Jalan Sungai Besi and seized ten packets of Syabu weighing 257.4g worth RM90,000.
The suspects in their 40s were believed to be involved in drug trafficking since a year ago. They tested positive for Syabu.
Kang said police seized RM1,160, two mobile phones, and a Proton Waja belonging to one of the suspects. They were remanded one week to facilitate investigation.
A raid on a Jalan Kuching flat on Friday led to the arrest of two men and seizure of heroin (2.2kg), ganja (1kg), Syabu (5.50g) and 60 Erimine 5 pills worth RM120,000.
The suspects aged 32 and 36 tested positive for syabu and ganja. Police also seized cash RM2,473, five mobile phones, a cheque book and two scales.
“They are believed to have been active in drug trafficking for three months,” he said.
The suspects were remanded six days to assist investigation. —Bernama