Four suspected traffickers arrested in raid

Small plastic packets containing crystal-like substance found in the raid.

LUNDU, Aug 2: Four jobless locals, whose urine tested positive with Methamphetamine, were arrested by police yesterday.

Acting on public information and months of intelligence work, police from Narcotics Crime Investigation Department Sarawak raided a house at Kampung Rukam, Jalan Lundu-Biawak at about 11am.

The house in Kampung Rukam which police raided.

According to the department chief Supt Sahar Abd Latif, those arrested including a woman were aged between 29 and 52 years old.

Police officers found seven small plastic packets and 16 straws containing crystal-like substance suspected to be Syabu, with a total gross weight of 6.40 grammes, in a bag hidden in one of the pockets of a gray jacket.

Initial investigation, he added also discovered that all the suspects were suspected to have been involved in drugs trafficking activities some time early this year.

All four were taken to the police station for urine tests which were then confirmed positive of Methamphetamine.

They were arrested under Section 15 (1) (a) of the Dangerous Drug Act (ADB) 1952 and investigated under Section 39A (1) of the same act.

If found guilty, they can be sentenced to not less than two years and not more than five years in jail, and whipping not less than three strokes and not more nine strokes. — DayakDaily