Datuk Seri Amer Awal (Bernama file pix)
MIRI, March 8 (Bernama) -- The police on Monday seized drugs worth RM1.7 million, the biggest haul in Sarawak this year, with the arrest of a man on Monday.
Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Seri Amer Awal said the suspect, in his 20s, was arrested at the parking lot of a petrol station at Ngu junction, Batu Niah, Jalan Miri-Bintulu and believed to be a drug-trafficking syndicate member.
"The drugs seized are 2,578 grams of methamphetamine, marijuana (3516.38 grams), erimin 5 (1,230 tablets), ecstasy (3,568 tablets) and Yaba pills (950 tablets)," he said at a press conference here today.
Amer said the drugs were seized at two different locations, at Ngu junction and a residential home in Tanjung Lobang, on the same day.
"The case is being investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 that provides for the death sentence upon conviction," he said.....