Police Nab Two Pushers With Drugs Worth RM21,000 In Besut

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BESUT, Jul 18 – Police detained two drug pushers and seized various types of drugs worth RM21,000 in an raid in Kampung Cawat, Kuala Besut here on Friday. Besut District Police chief Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi said the Besut Narcotics Crime Investigation Department’s team raided a chicken slaughterhouse where the two suspects, aged 34 and 24 years, were working, at 2.15pm following a tip-off. 

“Police seized a total of 1,281 Yaba (psychotropic) pills, seven plastic bottles of heroin, two packets of syabu and two Eramin Five pills worth RM21,285.00. The drugs were found in an old refrigerator and in their car which was parked near the slaughterhouse,” he told reporters Sunday. 

Meanwhile, he said the duo had been remanded for a week from Friday to facilitate further investigation. They would be charged under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 which provides a mandatory death sentence upon conviction, he added. — Bernama

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