Thursday, April 15, 2021

Substance abuse

Drug abuse: Woman among six arrested

BINTULU: A woman was among six persons arrested for alleged involvement in substance abuse in a budget hotel last Monday. District police chief Supt Zulkipli Suhaili said a Bintulu NCID team carried out the raid at the old Bintulu market...

Enforcements thwart use of illicit drugs, substances

KUCHING: A total of 567 drug enforcement operations were held in February. These operations were estimated to successfully restrict 130,612 times the use of illicit drugs and substances, thereby saving 16,360 individuals for a one-month period in the state. Community Wellbeing...

Handcuffs ready for several ‘tokan’

KUCHING: Sarawak police have identified several ‘tokan’ (drug dealers) in connection with a recent drug arrest involving two locals acting as couriers to deliver drugs worth RM267,940 to Indonesia. State NCID chief ACP Jasmirol Jamaluddin revealed that further actions (on...

Seek help at One Stop Centre for Addiction

KUCHING: Those dealing with drug addiction and substance abuse are encouraged to seek treatment at the One Stop Centre for Addiction (OSCA). Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said the state had expanded...

Six arrested on suspicion of abusing drugs

SERIAN: Police have arrested six unemployed persons including a woman for alleged substance abuse in an operation called 'Ops Tapis'. The operation was carried out by the district's NCID team from 6.30pm onwards in Kampung Rayang last Friday. The first arrested...

Six held for substance abuse

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Six individuals including a woman were arrested for alleged involvement in substance abuse last Thursday (Jan 28). The National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) Kota Samarahan revealed that the operation dubbed 'Ops Cegah' was carried out after receiving public complaints...

Jobless man nabbed for substance abuse

BAU: A 23-year-old unemployed man was arrested on suspicion of substance abuse today (Jan 23). District police chief DSP Poge Nyaon said the arrest took place during a raid conducted around 11.30am in a wooden hut at Jalan Gua Angin. "The...

Duo busted for drug possession

MIRI: Two men were arrested for possessing drugs worth more than RM240,000 during a raid conducted last Thursday. District police chief ACP Hakemal Hawari said the raid took place around 3.50pm in a house at Jalan Kin Link Garden, Piasau. A...

Drug rehabilitation centre proposed for Northern Zone

KUCHING: Sarawak needs another Drug Rehabilitation Centre, said Assistant Minister of Community Wellbeing Datuk Francis Harden Hollis. He revealed today that Sarawak’s Drug Eradication Action Council had appealed to the federal government for the centre to be built in Miri...

Busy year for One-Stop Committee

KUCHING: One hundred and twenty-seven Integrated Operations/Intervention Programmes for Drug and Substance Issues were conducted by the One-Stop Committee (OSC) to address drugs and substance abuse issues (OSC MIDS) in Kuching district last year, compared to 100 programmes in...
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