Family of three could face gallows following Kluang drug bust

ADNAN IBRAHIM

KLUANG: A family of three could be facing the gallows if they are found guilty of drug-trafficking, after drugs were found at their Taman Seri Impian home in a police raid on Sept 5.

Based on a tip-off from the public, police, after two weeks of surveillance, raided the house in Jalan Seri Impian 3/7, Taman Seri Impian at 2.50pm.

Kluang district acting police chief, Deputy Superintendent Abdul Razak Abdullah Sani, said the team from the district police’s Narcotics Crimes Investigation Department found three people in the house.

“Checks were done on the three, who were a 51-year-old man, his 48-year-old wife and their 20-year-old daughter.

“The man had a previous record for drug possession.,” he said.

Checks at the house turned up a packet of ganja, weighing 1,030 grams, valued at around RM2,500.

Abdul Razak said the three suspects are being investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, which if convicted, provides for the death penalty.

They have been remanded for seven days to aid the probe.

Abdul Razak said police believe they have smashed a small-time drug distribution network in Kluang.


A family of three could be facing the gallows if they are found guilty of drug-trafficking, after drugs were found at their Taman Seri Impian home in a police raid on Sept 5. (Pix by ADNAN IBRAHIM)

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