Polis arrest nine suspected of processing, selling ketum water
JEMPOL: Police arrested nine people suspected of processing and selling ketum water throughout raids carried out at Kampung Baru Ayer Hitam and Felda Lui Selatan 2 right here, yesterday.
Jempol District Police chief Supt Mohd Khairiel Mohd Arif stated within the first raid at about 2pm, a workforce led by him raided a home in Kampung Baru Ayer Hitam and arrested six males.
“The men aged between 24 and 53 were seen sitting in front of the house in a suspicious manner. All the suspects were shocked by the presence of the police and tried to escape but were apprehended,” he stated.
According to Mohd Khairiel, bodily inspections on the suspects revealed nothing suspicious, nevertheless, about 7.5L of what’s believed to be ketum liquid was present in 5 clear packets in a fridge, whereas 3.63gm of Syabu-like substance was present in a packet below a mattress in a single of the rooms.
He stated police then carried out one other raid at a home in Felda Lui Selatan 2 at 3.30pm the identical day, main to 3 extra arrests.
Based on checks on the premises, he stated the suspects aged between 35 and 38 have been believed to be within the course of of making and selling ketum water, with massive portions of the liquid discovered within the kitchen of the home.
He added that every one nine suspects have been taken to the Jempol Police Headquarters for additional investigation, the place two of them examined optimistic for methamphetamine. — Bernama