KENINGAU: A husband and wife who are positive for Methamphetamine and amphetamines drugs were arrested in Ops Tapis around Kim Loong and Kg. Karamatoi, Sook, yesterday.
District Police Chief, Deputy Superintendent Douglas Taong said, in the four hour operation, they also arrested four more suspects around 26 to 31 years old believed to be involved with drug abuse.
With the arrests, the police are confident in taking down another drug abuse case in the area, he said
“Based on the reports of the public, the operation was launched at 12.00pm to 4.00pm, with arrests on individuals associated with drug abuse in the district recently; all thanks to the reports of the public,” he said in a press release at the Keningau Police District Headquarters (IPD), today.
About 0.60 gramme of syabu were also seized in the operation and all suspects are positive for methamphetamine and amphetamines.
The case is investigated under Section 12(2) and 15(1)(a) of Dangerous Drugs Act (ADB) 1952, where if found guilty can be fined up to RM5000 or RM10000, or prison for five and two years or both. – SayangSabah