Sabah PPM detain man for drug possession

SEMPORNA (Bernama) – Sabah Marine Police (PPM) detained a man in the waters of Kampung Hidayat, Pulau Bum Bum, for being in possession of Syabu.

Its Region 4 commander, ACP Mohamad Pajeri Ali, said the 31-year-old man was detained at 8.30pm by officials on patrol boat PSC54 during its routine patrolling.

“Inspection found 0.5 grammes of drugs, believed to be Syabu, kept in his wallet, apart from two rolls of aluminium foils, a needle and a lighter,” he said in a statement yesterday.

Mohamad Pajeri said the suspect was taken to the Semporna PPM operations base before being handed over to the Semporna district police’s Narcotics Criminal Investigation division for further investigation.