MMEA foils bid to smuggle 70kg of syabu in Chinese tea packets

THE Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency has uncovered another tactic used by drug smugglers, following the seizure of some 70kg of syabu hidden in Chinese tea packets on a boat near Muar yesterday.

Johor maritime director First Admiral Nurul Hizam Zakaria said the syabu and the fibre boat, all worth about RM3.9 million, were seized in a raid in the waters off Parit Amat at about 11.20am yesterday.

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