POLICE apprehended six individuals aged between 20 and 49, and seized 38.16kg of methamphetamine worth more than RM1.3 million hidden in the boot of a Honda City in Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur yesterday.
Dang Wangi police chief Noor Dellhan Yahaya said a police team on a crime prevention patrol stopped two vehicles, a Toyota Vellfire and a Honda City, which were moving in a suspicious manner.
“The drugs were found in the booth of the Honda City while 1.7g of methamphetamine was found on one of the suspects,” he said in statement today.
Noor Dellhan said there were two men in the Honda City while a man and two women were travelling in the Toyota Vellfire. They were believed to be from the east coast, en route to delivering the drug supply.,
“From the arrest of the five suspects, police picked up another man at about 6.15pm on the same day on Jalan Chendana. He is believed to be a syndicate member, acting as receiver and runner for the drugs to be brought to other locations in the country,” he said.
According to Noor Dellhan, urine screening on all suspects found three of them positive for methamphetamine.
“Police also confiscated RM1,900 in cash and the two vehicles believed to have been used in their activities.”
He said all the suspects were remanded for seven days from today until August 15. The case is being investigated under section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952. – Bernama, August 9, 2022.