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.