SEREMBAN: A total RM11.45 million worth of drugs seized from 5,065 cases from 1994 till last year were disposed of by Kuala Lumpur police today.
Kuala Lumpur deputy police chief Datuk Roslan Bek Ahmad said the drugs were seized by six districts namely the Kuala Lumpur Contingent Police Headquarters, Sentul, Dang Wangi, Brickfields, Wangsa Maju and Putrajaya.
The drugs include cannabis 345,128g, heroin (20,103g), monoacetylmorphines (132.70g), heroin monoacetylmorphines mixture (1,855.50g), morphine (127.20g), methamphetamine (17,480g), ketamine (5,066 g), nimetazepam (2,319g), mdma (92.94g), mitragynine (630.83g) and others (4,114.18g).
In addition, 26,518 ml of 'air ketum' and codeine (9,703 ml) were also disposed of.
“All court cases involving the drugs had been completed and the drugs were ordered to be disposed of. This is to avoid congestion at the storage room and to make space for other cases with ongoing trials,” he said after the disposal of the drugs by the Kuala Lumpur Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) at Pusat Kualiti Alam here today.
Also present were Cenviro managing director Dr Johari Jalil and Negri Sembilan Department of Environment (DoE) acting director Sharifah Zakiah Syed Sahab.
Roslan said police carried out the disposal in accordance with DoE standards.
He said the drugs were disposed of using a new facility, a combustion plant that generates new energy, and does not cause air pollution.