Sabah Police Seize Syabu Weighing Over 16kg

KOTA KINABALU: Police arrested two men and seized syabu weighing 16.74 kg worth RM669,803 in a raid here last Tuesday (Dec 29).

Kota Kinabalu district police chief ACP Habibi Majinji said in the 6.35 pm raid around the Lido Four Seasons Residence area here, the suspects, aged 28 and 31, were nabbed by members of the Narcotics Criminal Investigation Division of the district police headquarters here. 

“Police managed to seize 17 plastic packages containing syabu in a four-wheel Ford Ranger vehicle. Each package was hidden in a neatly wrapped box believed to be distributed to buyers.

Habibi said in the same raid, the police also seized four vehicles, namely Mercedes Benz, Toyota Hilux, Honda City and Scooter Benelli motorcycles as well as three branded watches all worth almost RM300,000.

He said the case was being investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 which provides for the death penalty upon conviction.