Selangor Journal

Seven individuals arrested for drug trafficking in Ipoh

IPOH, Nov 23 — Seven individuals, including a woman, were arrested by the police for alleged drug trafficking in a raid in Ipoh yesterday.

Perak police chief Datuk Mohd Yusri Hassan Basri said the raid was conducted following the arrest of three men, aged between 35 and 45, in a car in front of a house in Ipoh at about 1am.

Following a search, the police found 10.1 kg of methamphetamine, worth RM713,300, in the car, before conducting a raid on the house, where another three men and a woman, all aged between 26 and 48, were arrested, he told a media conference here today.

He said of the seven arrested, four of them tested positive for methamphetamine and with previous records for criminal and drug-related offences.

All of them are arrested for investigation under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act for drug trafficking which provides the death sentence upon conviction, he added.

— Bernama

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