KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested seven suspects, including three women, in three drug raids in the Klang Valley on Wednesday. In the first operation at 5.35pm, City deputy narcotics chief Superintendent Sharifah Hawariah Syed Idrus said police arrested two Myanmar women in a house in Jalan Ipoh for possessing 143.2g of heroin.
"Both women, aged 19 and 31, are unemployed and are believed to be actively involved in drug trafficking." She said they tested negative for drugs and did not have previous records. Police also seized RM570 from the women.
In the second operation, a taxi driver was arrested at 11.40pm after police raided a restaurant in Jalan Kepong here. The 38-year-old suspect had been using the restaurant as his drug den to supply ganja for several months. Sharifah said police seized 5.9kg of ganja and 13.9g of syabu from the suspect.
"The syabu was packed in 19 small packets," she said at the city police headquarters yesterday. Sharifah added that the suspect did not have a previous record.In the third operation, police arrested three men and a woman in a parking lot at Kuchai Entrepreneurs' Park for possessing 70g of drugs believed to be syabu. "All four suspects are aged between 27 and 40, and tested positive for syabu. Two of the men and the woman had previous drug records," she said. Police also seized seven handphones, three laptops and RM1,000 from the four suspects. Sharifah said the total drug seizure was estimated at RM51,000. She said all the suspects have been remanded for seven days since Wednesday.