Three Indonesians arrested, drugs worth RM1 million seized

MUAR (BERNAMA) – Police detained three Indonesian nationals and seized 20kg of methamphetamine worth about RM1 million in an operation code-named Op Landai in Bukit Pasir last Saturday.

Region Two Marine Police Commander ACP Abdul Rahman Mohamad said the three suspects, aged between 20 and 56 were detained in a hut at a rubber plantation, about 7am.

“Upon checking, police found a suspicious pile of soil under the hut.

“Further checks found packets of methamphetamine weighing 20,000g hidden in the soil,” he told a press conference at the Muar District Police Headquarters yesterday. Abdul Rahman said all suspects who were tested positive for methamphetamine were remanded until Febuary 8.

In another development, a 25-year-old man was detained for the possession of a gun, bullets, a samurai sword and several types of drugs during a roadblock at Jalan Bakri last Saturday.

Muar District Police Chief ACP Zaharudin Rasip said the suspect was detained in a car at about 3am.

“Inspections on the car found a gun, several bullets, a samurai sword as well as 19.04g of heroin, 10-eramin-5 pills and five yaba pills in a bag hidden beneath the driver’s seat.

“The suspect who has no previous records is in remand for seven days until January 31,” he said.

Muar District police Chief ACP Zaharudin Rasip shows a samurai sword seized after a 25-year-old man was detained at Jalan Bakri during a press conference at the Muar District Police Headquarters yesterday. PHOTO: BERNAMA