Man caught for drug abuse
LIMBANG: A jobless man who has been involved in drug abuse for the past five years was detained on Wednesday night at a house in Kampung Meritam here.
Limbang district police chief Supt Mohd Bukhori Saffai said the suspect, 49, was detained at the living room of the house at 11pm.
“Upon a body search on the suspect, police found him in possession of a transparent plastic bag with eight straw tubes containing crystalline substance weighing 1.66 grams believed to be Syabu.
“The suspect tested positive for methamphetamine and amphetamine,” he told the media yesterday.
Mohd Bukhori added the suspect first started getting involved in illegal drug activities in January 2013 and obtained the drugs from local distributors in Limbang district.
The suspect is being detained at the Limbang Central Police Station under Section 12 ( 2) and Section 15 (1) (a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.
The drugs confiscated from the suspect.
The suspect caught at Kampung Meritam.