Published: Monday February 4, 2013 MYT 11:51:00 AM
Updated: Monday February 4, 2013 MYT 11:54:00 AM
Indian national nabbed at Penang airport for trying to smuggle in drugs worth RM227,500
By DERRICK VINESH
BUTTERWORTH: An Indian national who tried to smuggle in drugs worth RM227,500 concealed in a blanket and 17 songkok has been nabbed.
Penang Customs director Datuk Zulkifli Yahya said ketamine drugs, weighing 6.5kg, were seized from the suspect, who was arrested at the Penang International Airport at 12.30pm on Feb 2 when he arrived from New Delhi.
The 44-year old has been detained for 14 days.
The case is being investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.