Teenager among three nabbed for allegedly possessing dangerous drugs

The drug which was seized from the suspects in the first case.

MUKAH, Aug 8: A 15-year-old boy is among three persons arrested in two separate cases of allegedly having in their possession dangerous drug.

Mukah district police chief, DSP Jimmy Panyau said in the first case at about 6.20pm on Thursday (August 6), the police anti-narcotic team stopped a Perodua Myvi car at Jalan Pasar Baru Mukah for acting suspiciously.

“Following an investigation, two men were arrested. The team had also seized a cigarette pack which contains 1.76 gm of drug believed to be syabu.

The drug were placed in a transparent plastic packet and a small transparent straw,” he said.

Upon further investigation on the car, the police team found another small transparent straw with 0.26gm of syabu inside it.

Jimmy said the two suspects, aged 15 and 25, were locals with the latter working in an oil palm estate.

The 15-year is not working. Both were found positive for drug following a urine test. They had been remanded for four days for investigation under Section 12(2) and 15(1) (a) of the Dangerous Drug Act 1952.

In another case, the team had also nabbed a 28-year-old lorry driver for possessing 0.19gm of syabu which was also placed in a transparent straw in a cigarette box.

The arrest was made at 12.20pm on the same day at a bistro in Jalan Pasar Baru Mukah.

“He is also tested positive for drug after a urine test,”vhe said.

The suspect is remanded for four days until August 11 for further investigation under the same Act.-DayakDaily