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MALAYSIA: POLICE BUST TWO DRUG SYNDICATES MASTERMIND BY NIGERIANS

Police busted two drug syndicates which were masterminded by Nigerians using courier service companies to carry out their operations.

Police conducted five raids in Selangor and in the federal capital from Sept 30 till Oct 4 and eight suspects, aged between 25 and 38, including four Nigerians were arrested.

Bukit Aman NCID director Mokhtar Mohd Shariff said the operation carried out by the Special Tactical Intelligence Narcotics Group (Sting) also seized 6kg of drugs believed to be marijuana and syabu worth RM163,000.

“In three of the raids between 30 Sept and Oct 1, in Petaling Jaya, Puchong and Cyberjaya, police arrested two Nigerian men, a man from the Republic of Guinea, an Ugandan man and a local woman.

“A total of 3.9kg of marijuana, 106 grams of syabu worth RM19,000 and two vehicles, a Perodua Viva and Proton Persona were also seized,” he said at a press conference here today.

Mokhtar said in a another raid in Kepong and Cyberjaya last Tuesday, police arrested two more Nigerian men and an Indonesian woman.

“Police found about two kilograms believed to be syabu which was brought from Mumbai, India hidden in a box filled with ties and cuff links worth RM144,000.

Mokhtar said the suspects are being investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK