Woman among 4 picked up for drugs
By:Margaret Ringgit
Date:
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MIRI: Four persons, including a woman, were detained by narcotics police in two separate raids here, on Monday.

Miri police chief ACP Alexson Naga Chabu said ganja (cannabis) weighing 1,000 gm worth RM2,500, a Perodua MyVi valued RM 45,000, and a bracelet valued RM8,864 were seized from the suspects.

“The suspects are aged between 25 and 37 years. Three of them, including the woman, were picked up from a rented room in a popular commercial centre, while the fourth from a house in Piasau,” Alexson told a press conference yesterday (July 19).

The suspects are believed to be runners.

The police chief said the raids were carried out between 1pm and 3.15pm.

Urine tests on the suspects came out to be positive for tetrahydrocannabinol (a principal psychoactive constituent of cannabis).

They are being remanded for seven days.

The case is being investigated under Section 39B and Section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

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