DRUG PROCESSING LABS RAIDED, THREE MEN ARRESTED

ANASATHIA ANAK JENIS

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 27 (Bernama) -- Police arrested three local men in a raid on a drug processing laboratory at a residential area in Bukit Sungai Long in Kajang, Selangor, last Tuesday.

Selangor Police Chief Datuk Noor Azam Jamaludin said the raid was carried out by the Narcotics Crime Investigation Department (JSJN) of the Selangor Contingent Police Headquarters (IPK) at about 7.30 pm and 96.55 kilograms of ketamine  drugs worth RM4.3 million were seized.

"The suspects aged between 32 and 37 years old, served as a 'cook', 'assistant cook' and a mediator to the head of the syndicate.

"Police also seized several items such as gas cylinders, a sieve and digital weighing scale as well as confiscated two cars, namely a Toyota Mark X and a Proton Wira and a bank account amounting to RM254,819.90," he said when contacted today.

He noted that all suspects were tested positive of drugs through the urine screening and would be remanded for six days starting on Dec 25.

"The case is being investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 which provides for the death penalty," he said.

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