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December 07, 2017 21:37 PM

Married Couple Nabbed Over Seizure Of 4 Pistols, Drugs In Georgetown

GEORGE TOWN, Dec 7 (Bernama) -- The police have arrested a married couple and their adoptedsister in connection with the seizure of four pistols, ammunition and drugs during a raid at a house in TamanIdaman, SimpangAmpat near here early yesterday.

The suspects aged 33, 38 and 59 were picked up about 3am.

The semi-automatic pistols compriseda Baretta, Colt MFG, Compact Cz 75D and Cz 2075 while thedrugs involved 573.9 grammes of heroin and 26.7 grammes of ketamineworth about RM11,500.

Also seized were 151 rounds of ammunition and three pairs of handcuffs.

BukitAmanNarcotics CID directorDatuk SeriMohmad Salleh said initial investigations revealed the male suspect was a detainee under the Prevention of Crime Act.

"We believe all three suspectswere involved in criminal activities in Penang and other states, as well, and might have used the firearms and handcuffs to impersonate enforcement personnel," he told a media conference here today.



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