Detention Centre Warder Arrested for Supplying Drugs

13 February 2007

A warder in the Simpang Renggam detention centre has been arrested for supplying drugs to inmates there.

The Prisons Department are also investigating five other warders. A task force was set up to handle the growing situation in Simpang Renggam and other prisons. The Department has improved security procedures for inmates and prison staff to prevent similar incidents from occurring.

The suspect is being investigated under the Dangerous Drugs (Special Preventive Measures) Act 1985.

New Straits Times – Warder in hot water over drugs

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