Arrested for possesing drugs

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MARUDI: Narcotic police here arrested a local man on suspicion of possessing drugs worth over RM300 yesterday.

Marudi OCPD DSP Mohd Ruslan Mat Kib said, in a statement, that the suspect in his 50s, had been involved in substance abuse activities since 2019.

Two plastic packets containing drugs believed to be syabu.

“The team detained the suspect around 9.30 pm by the roadside of Beluru-Long Teru, Lapok Tinjar, Baram.

“Inspections found a plastic package and two plastic packets containing drugs believed to be syabu. The drugs, weighing 3.70g, have a street value of RM370,” he said.

Ruslan added that the suspect was currently being remanded in the Marudi police lock-up to facilitate investigation.

The case is being investigated under Section 12 (2) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

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