The Borneo Post (Sabah)
Drug trafficking suspect nabbed at Damai condo
KOTA KINABALU: A jobless local man may face the death penalty after he was arrested with numerous drugs worth about RM11,971.80, here on Thursday.
Kota Kinabalu police chief ACP Habibi Majinji said the 27year-old suspect was arrested by narcotics police at a condominium in Damai, Luyang around 5.30 pm on Feb 25. Numerous drugs were found inside the suspect’s condominium, namely 87.89 grams of ketamin, 6.38 grams of ecstasy and 781.59 grams of juice all worth RM11,971.80,” he said yesterday.
Habibi said the drugs could supply up to 1,051 drug addicts around the state capital.
Police investigation revealed the suspect to be jobless but believed he made his living as a drug supplier.
Police investigation also revealed the suspect could earn between RM5,000 to RM6,000 a month depending on the market.
“The suspect has no prior record but his urine tested positive for ketamin. Police also confiscated two vehicles, two handphones and RM3,000,” said Habibi, adding that the suspect has been remanded for investigation under Section 39B, Section 39A(1), Section 15(1)(a) and Section 7 of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.