ALOR STAR (NST) – Kedah police had seized more than three kilogrammes of heroin and syabu with street value of RM110,000 following the arrest of seven traffickers in separate arrests in Alor Star and Langkawi between Wednesday and Friday.
State Narcotic Investigation Department chief Superintendent Abd Razak Md Zin said in the first bust, police nabbed two men after seizing 2.3kg of heroin and 407g of syabu in their Toyota Vios car at Kuala Kedah on Wednesday.
He said in another haul the following day, police arrested a 32-year-old drug trafficker upon his arrival at Kuah Jetty in Langkawi and seized 250g of syabu from the suspect, who later led police to a house in Kedawang.
“In the follow up raid, the Langkawi Narcotic Investigation Department rounded up two men and a woman after seizing 72.6g of heroin and 0.5g of syabu plus a WY pill from the suspects,” he said in a Press conference at the state police contingent headquarters here today.
Abd Razak said in a separate raid in Langkawi on Friday, police nabbed a 38-year-old drug trafficker in Taman Nilam and seized 100gm of heroin from the suspect.
He said all cases were being investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 which carries mandatory death penalty upon conviction.