Suspected dealer in possession of 100 stimulant pills nabbed in Besut

Zarina Abdullah

BESUT: A 38-year-old suspected drug dealer was arrested at a house in Pasir Akar here, last Friday.

District police chief Superintendent Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi said a narcotics team from the Besut police station raided the house at Kampung Bukit Kenak at 10am.

He said the drug dealer was high on drugs during the raid.

"We seized a plastic packet containing 100 stimulant pills worth about RM1,500," he said .

Zamri added that the suspect, who has a previous drug-related offence, was taken to the Besut police station and tested positive for amphetamine in a urine test.

An investigation showed that the suspect had been involved in distributing drugs in the Jerteh area since last Nov, he said.

Police are investigating the case under Section 39 A(1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 for drug trafficking.