KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – The police have detained two men who allegedly used a rented house in Chow Kit as a ‘drug laboratory’ to process methamphetamine.
During a raid on Jan 14, a police team also seized an assortment of drugs worth about RM150,000 from the house in Lorong Haji Taib 1 about 10.30pm.
Kuala Lumpur police chief, Datuk Tajudin Md Isa said the drugs comprised one kilogramme of crystal-like substance believed to be syabu, 12 tubes of heroin and several drug-making paraphernalia and chemicals used to process methamphetamine.
He told a media conference here today that the suspects, aged 42 and 50, tested positive for methamphetamine.
The duo have been remanded for seven days, beginning Jan 15 to facilitate investigations under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act which carries the mandatory death penalty upon conviction.