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Two minors among 11 charged with trafficking drugs of over 19kg

JOHOR BAHRU (BERNAMA) – Eleven individuals, including two minors, were brought before the Magistrate’s Court yesterday to face three counts of trafficking various types of drugs weighing over 19 kilogrammes (kg) last month.

The charges against Yek Zhu Jie, 19; Tan Chee Seng, 21; How Jia Lerk, 24; Kenny Loo Yee Han, 24; Ooi Zhi Wei, 27, and Chong Chew Nam, 32, and three women, Eva Chua Min, 19; Phang Jing Yi, 22, and Goh Yoong Cheng, 30, as well as two 17-year-old boys, were read before Magistrate A Shaarmini.

No plea was recorded from all of them as the case comes under the jurisdiction of the High Court.

According to the charges, they are jointly charged with trafficking methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) weighing 18,881 grammes (g), ketamine (558g) and nimetazepam (52g) at a house at Jalan Bukit Skudai 6, Taman Bukit Skudai at 2am last September.


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