Sunday, April 18, 2021

drugs

Olympic kayaker tried to smuggle US$150 million of cocaine into Australia

The cocaine packages were transferred from a ship at sea, then a high speed chase by navy and police vessels ensued.

New York lawmakers agree to legalise recreational marijuana

The move could address the racial injustice of a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.

Trailer driver in KL overhead bridge collapse tests positive for drugs

Police say he will be remanded under the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

Singapore cops find gun smuggled from Malaysia in drug bust on gang member

For a little under RM4,300, Muhammad Ikram Abdul Aziz was able to obtain the gun and eight bullets from a man in Johor Bahru which he then smuggled into Singapore.

Malaysian who dodged death for drugs in Singapore walks free

Beh Chew Boo, who escaped the noose in October, was released after the court dismissed the prosecution's bid to proceed with the trial of four other charges against him.

Cocaine worth billions seized in Europe’s biggest ever smuggling bust

Authorities are saying so far the record breaking haul has led to the arrest of just one man, 'whose address was on the shipment'.

Sharp turn from war on drugs as heroin, meth now legal in US state

Police in Oregon can no longer arrest anyone for possession of small amounts of heroin or other hard drugs.

Asia’s ‘most wanted man’ arrested in Netherlands

Tse Chi Lop is said to be the head of The Company, which dominates a US$70 billion illegal drugs market across Asia.

Malay duo fight to stay alive on Singapore’s minority-ridden death row

Some 90% of death row inmates are ethnic minorities, despite Singapore's clinical approach to creating racial balance.

In JB, 264 fined RM1,000 for flouting RMCO

Several of those inspected also tested positive for drugs.

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