NCID makes RM262mil drug haul, 81,700 arrests in first half of 2022


KUALA LUMPUR: Some RM262.3mil price of medication have been seized by the Bukit Aman Narcotics Crime Investigation Department (NCID) since January.

Police secretary Deputy Comm Datuk Noorsiah Mohd Saaduddin stated the haul consisted of 10,464kg of numerous medication, 2,394.91 litres of medication in liquid kind, 69,132kg of ketum leaves and 44,809 litres of ketum water for the first six months of the yr.

“During the identical interval final yr, some RM683.3mil price of medication had been seized,” she stated in a press release on Monday (July 4).

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The quantity of arrests elevated, nonetheless, with 81,706 suspects held for numerous drug-related offences from January to June in opposition to 66,889 in the identical interval final yr, she added.

“The NCID additionally seized RM79.2mil price of property belonging to syndicates this yr.

“During the identical interval final yr, RM87.6mil of property had been seized,” she added.

DCP Noorsiah stated 995 folks had been detained underneath the Special Preventive Measures (LLPK) this yr in comparison with 575 final yr.

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“The NCID additionally raided six drug processing labs and arrested 18 folks this yr.

“A complete of 10 labs had been raided and 51 folks arrested throughout the identical interval final yr,” she stated.

The NCID will proceed to fight the drug menace, she added.

“We urge these with data to contact the NCID hotline at 012-2087222,” she stated.

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