Thursday, March 21

Jobless man nabbed for drug possession


The seized drugs.

LAWAS: An unemployed man was arrested for drug possession during a raid by police at his house in Kampung Gaya on Wednesday.

The 33-year-old suspect, who hails from Miri, was found in possession of 21 grammes of methamphetamine which was hidden in a storeroom.

District police chief DSP Abang Zainal Abidin Abang Ahmad said a search of the storeroom uncovered a black bag which held a plastic packet and 52 straw tube segments, containing suspected Syabu.

“An initial test found the suspect to be negative for drugs. We have classified the case under Section 39A(1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952,” he said.