Drug suspects nabbed in hotel

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The drug suspects being led off to the police station.

The drug suspects being led off to the police station.

MIRI: Narcotics police here arrested two unemployed men in a budget hotel on suspicion of drug addiction and possession yesterday morning.

During the raid, police also found a small transparent plastic packet believed to contain  an illegal substance Syabu or Meth Ice.

The arrest was made around 10.30am in Lutong, following a tip-off.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspects had checked into the budget hotel on Aug 5. Both suspects, aged 21 and 42, are currently held in the police lock-up for questioning.

The suspects have been tested positive for drug use.  The case is being investigated under Section 12 and 15 of  the Dangerous Drug Act 1953.