Three men charged with drug trafficking
KUCHING: Three men were jointly charged at the magistrates’ court here yesterday for trafficking in methamphetamine early this month.
Phua Poy Chew, 46, Fong Tham Fook, 31, and Chew Chiau Ham, 29, are facing a charge under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, which carries the mandatory death sentence upon conviction.
No plea was recorded.
Magistrate Zulhairil Sulaiman fixed March 15 for mention, pending the chemist’s report.
They were alleged to have committed the offence involving 855g of methamphetamine and 2,780g of liquid methamphetamine at a house at Lorong Stampin here at about 11pm on Feb 1.
All of them were further remanded in prison pending the chemist’s report.