Man arrested for drug possession

Composite photo showing the suspected drugs and bag seized by the police.

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By Brad Rantayy

MIRI, Sept 30: Police on Monday morning arrested a 44-year-old local man suspected of involvement in drug possession.

They also seized a substance believed to ‘syabu’ weighing 11.90 grammes.

According to State Narcotics Crime Investigation Department (NCID) head Supt Hasnir Abdul Hamid, the seized drugs had an estimated value of RM1,900.

“The suspect is currently being investigated under Section 39A (1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, and under Section 15(a) of the same Act,” he disclosed when contacted today.

He added, the suspect was picked up during a raid at 10.50am at a house in Soon Hup Garden here by Miri NCID.

During the raid, police discovered and seized a plastic packet containing the suspect substance, which was inside a bag.

The suspect also tested positive for drugs. — DayakDaily