Friday, December 3, 2021

Substance abuse

12 suspects nabbed for substance abuse

KUCHING: Narcotic police here arrested 21 individuals on suspicion of engaging in substance abuse and seized various drugs in a series of raid from Nov 15 to 23. Kuching OCPD ACP Ahsmon Bajah, who confirmed the case, said the nine-day...

Two men, a woman arrested for drugs

SERIAN: Narcotics police arrested two men and a woman on suspicion of engaging in drug activities at different locations here on Tuesday (Nov 23). Serian OCPD DSP Aswandy Anis, who confirmed the case, said the suspects, who are aged between...

Cops crack down on errant motorists

KOTA SAMARAHAN: A five-hour operation that stretched into the wee hours saw police arresting three men and booking 64 motorists here. The three men were held on suspicion of engaging in gambling and substance abuse. In the integrated operation police mounted...

Action plan to combat drug and substance abuse in Sarawak

KUCHING: The Malaysian National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) is seeking to reduce the number of addicts to 400 people per 100,000 population by the year 2025. AADK director-general Sutekno Ahmad Belon said, "An action plan to address drug and substance abuse...

RM5.38 mln to curb substance abuse

KUCHING: A total of RM5.38 million has been allocated to strengthen the effectiveness of the One-Stop Committee to address drugs and substance abuse issues (OSC MIDS) in Sarawak. Its chairperson Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said the contribution from the state...

481 druggies nabbed in integrated operations in September

KUCHING: A total of 481 druggies were arrested in integrated operations conducted by the One Stop Committee (OSC) to address drug and substance issues in the state in September. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Sri...

Towards drug-free districts in Sarawak

KUCHING: The One-Stop Committee (OSC) to address drug and substance issues (MIDS) is planning to embark on an Integrated Action Plan for A Drug-Free District to be implemented at various locations in Sarawak. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood...

Woman among four nabbed for drugs

KUCHING: A woman is among four locals arrested for alleged involvement in substance abuse in a rental room on Thursday. The raid, carried out by Padawan narcotics police, took place around 12.50am in a premises around Matang Jaya area. Padawan deputy...

683 arrests related to drug activities last month

KUCHING: Arrests related to drug and substance abuse totalling 683 were made in June, Assistant Community Wellbeing Minister Datuk Francis Harden Hollis has revealed. He said of the total, 77 cases involved distribution, 173 were possession of drugs and substances...

Kuching contributes to high number of drug arrests

KUCHING: The district of Kuching continues to have the highest number of arrests involving drugs and substance abuse based on mapping carried out by the One-Stop Committee to address drugs and substance abuse (OSC MIDS). Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family...
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Improving socioeconomic status of Layar constituents

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