Man, 23, arrested for abusing drugs

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PADAWAN: Narcotic police here on Tuesday (Oct 26) arrested a man suspected of abusing drugs in an unnumbered house at Jalan Fishermen Park, Siburan.

Padawan police chief Supt Abang Zainal Abidin Abg Ahmad said the team raided the house around 1.15pm and found the 23-year-old suspect inside.

Body inspection was conducted as the police believed the suspect was abusing drugs.

The police managed to find a plastic packet containing crystalline lumps believed to be syabu weighing 0.42g.

Both the suspect and the seized drugs valued around RM50 were brought to the police station.

The suspect, who tested positive for drugs, will be investigated under Section 12(2) and Section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

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