Syabu worth RM1.8M seized, three men detained in Yan

YAN, MALAYSIA (BERNAMA) – Police arrested three men and seized more than 36 kilogrammes of syabu worth about RM1.8 million in a raid on a house in Sungai Limau early Tuesday morning.

Kedah Police Chief Datuk Zainuddin Yaacob said the three suspects were arrested around 1.30am based on public information and police intelligence.

He said the suspects, aged 39 to 42, who hail from Sungai Petani and Alor Setar, were arrested after police found syabu concealed in 35 packages of Chinese tea in two boxes of washing powder in the house.

“The drug seized was estimated to be worth RM1.8 million. A car was also confiscated for further investigation” he told a press conference yesterday.

He said the three suspects were a contractor, a car wash employee and an unemployed.