Sabah Customs Dept seizes 30.4kg Syabu worth RM1.67 million

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Customs Department detained two drug smuggling suspects at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) and the Lahad Datu Airport last Sunday. A total of 30.4 kilograms of Syabu worth RM1.67 million were seized from both suspects, both in their mid-20s, said Royal Malaysian Customs Department deputy director-general Datuk Zulkifli Yahya. He […]

Authorities seize illegally-harvested logs, tractors in raid

KUCHING: An illegal logging operation at Ulu Sungai Amang, Kapit was uncovered by a joint enforcement team comprising Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) Sibu regional office, Forest Department and Marine Police. A statement from SFC yesterday said acting on information received from a licensee, the team raided the location and came across piles of logs that […]

32 people arrested for suspected involvement in drug abuse, drug possession

MIRI: Police arrested 32 people including a woman for suspected involvement in drug abuse and drug possession during an ambush at a house in Krokop here on Tuesday. State Narcotics Crime Investigation Department (NCID) head Supt Sahar Abdul Latif in a press statement here today said the suspects aged between 20 and 41 were arrested after a […]

Police nab 49-year-old security guard, seize drugs worth RM9,000

MIRI: Marudi police have arrested a 49-year-old security guard and seized drugs worth about RM9,000 at a worker’s quarters of a timber camp in kilometre-10 in Baram on Wednesday. In a statement to the media here today, Marudi police chief DSP Gabriel Risut said the suspect, a local, was arrested following tip-off from members of […]

Instant karma for snatch thief after snatching woman’s handbag

KUCHING: A snatch thief got some instant karma when he fell off the roof of a house at Jalan Wan Alwi while attempting to flee the scene after snatching a handbag from a woman at a residential area here yesterday. State CID chief Datuk Dev Kumar said the suspect was seriously injured to his neck and was reported […]

Stiff punishment for rapists should encourage victims to come forward

  KUCHING: The punishment of 80 years’ jail and 18 whippings meted out to a convicted rapist yesterday should instill confidence among rape victims in the state to come forward. The 56-year-old, who was a school gardener, was sentenced by the Sessions Court yesterday for raping a disabled girl. Minister of Welfare, Community Well Being, Women, […]