Police nab five, seize drugs worth RM1.4M

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – Police detained five individuals including a Vietnamese woman and two Iranian men and seized numerous types of drugs worth over RM1.4 million last Thursday and Friday.

The items seized included heroin (19g), syabu (25,692g), ketamin (1,011g), some cash, and two pistols including a Walther CP88 and two magazines with 36 bullets.

Kuala Lumpur Police Chief Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim said that all the suspects, aged 24 to 46, were detained by members from the Kuala Lumpur Police Contingent Headquarter’s (KLPCH) Narcotic CID.

He said that police detained a Vietnamese woman and a local man, and seized 19g of heroin in Dang Wangi Road in the first arrests last Thursday at 1am.

‘’Interrogations took police to a condominium and they seized powder believed to be syabu (2,196g) and ketamin (six gramme),’’ he told a media conference at KLPCH yesterday.

Kuala Lumpur Police Chief Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim shows seized items. – BERNAMA

Meanwhile in the second arrest, Mazlan said that police detained a local man in front of a condominium at the Sungai Besi Highway at 4.50am.

“Police seized syabu (23,496g), cash and a pistol together with a magazine and 28 bullets. The suspect was believed to have distributed drugs since seven months ago,’’ he said.

In the third raid, Mazlan said that two Iranian men were detained at a condominium in Solaris Road at about 7.40pm last Friday.

“Police inspected a Mercedez Benz belonging to the suspects and found ketamin weighing 1005g. Police also seized a Walther CP88 pistol and a magazine with eight bullets at the suspects’ condominium,’’ he said.

Preliminary investigation found that one of the suspects had been in the country since 25 years ago and was believed to be working as a property agent and actively distributed drugs since six months ago.