Form 5 Student In Sabah Nabbed For Selling Drugs To Support His Family

A friend influenced him to start dealing drugs.

Cover image via New Straits Times & Malay Mail

A secondary school student in Lahad Datu, Sabah was recently apprehended by the police for distributing drugs

According to The Star, the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) candidate was arrested on Monday, 30 September.

He was nabbed at Taman Panji during an 'Ops Tapis' police raid.

Police confiscated 5.25 grams of syabu worth RM787 from the Form Five student

According to Astro Awani, he attempted to flee during the raid but police managed to stop him.

Lahad Datu district police chief ACP Nasri Mansor said, "The suspect was apprehended and during inspection, he handed over the drugs in a plastic packet and nine rolls of aluminium foil."

The 18-year-old said that he started selling drugs to ease the burden of his family

Bernama reported that the suspect, who also tested positive for drugs, has no prior criminal records.

Investigations also revealed that he has been involved in small-scale syabu peddling since early September after being influenced by a friend.

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