| James Kon |
TWO local men from Temburong District were detained last Saturday in Limbang, Sarawak by Malaysian police after they reportedly tested positive for the drugs methamphetamine and amphetamine.
They had crossed the border from Brunei Darussalam and were stopped during operation “Ops Tapis” by the Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department at the Jalan Pandaruan immigration control post.
They are held under Sections 12 (2) and 15 (1) (a) of Malaysia’s Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.
According to Limbang police, one of the suspects, a self-employed 40-year-old man from Kampung Ujong Jalan Temburong was detained for allegedly failing a drug test after he was stopped by Malaysian police for inspection at 8.50am.
The other suspect, an unemployed 20-year-old man from Jalan Batang Duri Temburong was held for allegedly failing a drug test after he was stopped by Malaysian police at 9.15am.