Singaporean Drug Syndicate Masterminds Arrested

17 December 2008
Johor Baru

Singaporeans were found to be the two masterminds behind two drug trafficking syndicates that were busted on Tuesday. 13 members of the syndicates were arrested in separate raids conducted in Larkin Utama and Taman Century, including the seizure of drugs worth RM1.5 million.

Three of the suspects were Singaporeans and all of them were between 20 and 66 years old.

The authorities seized 26kg of ketamin, 6,890 Eramin 5 pills, 86g of syabu, 0.474kg of ephedrine and 50 ecstasy pills. Eight vehicles worth RM360,000, RM38,171 cash and S$14,845 cash were also seized from the suspects.

Police said that six of the suspects would be remanded until 20 December 2008 and charged under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drug Act 1952. Seven others are remanded under the Special Preventive Laws.

The Star Online – Drug rings smashed, S’porean masterminds nabbed
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