MIRI: A 28 year-old local man, believed to be a drug runner was arrested with RM5,100 worth of drugs at a parking space in Lorong 5/3 Marina Park on late Friday afternoon.
Miri district police chief ACP Alexson Naga Chabu, said, the unemployed suspect was detained by Miri Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) during an operation at 3.30pm whereby upon inspection, police found 51 grammes of Methamphetamine concealed inside a transparent plastic packet.
The suspect was also tested positive for methamphetamine. He also had previous records of drug offences.
The case is being investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 that upon conviction carries a mandatory death penalty.
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