Two Arrested In Subang For Using Chinese Tea Bags To Smuggle 556KG Of Meth

The drugs, estimated to be worth RM27.8 million, were found in 540 Chinese tea bags.

RM27.8 million worth of drugs were found by police as part of a raid on a house in Subang Jaya last Friday, 21 June

Two individuals, aged 18 and 28, believed to be members of the syndicate have since been detained, as reported by Bernama.

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Police initially found 87.55kg of methamphetamine in 85 Chinese tea bags in the living room

"After questioning, the two suspects led police to the discovery of 468.65kg of drugs packed in 455 Chinese tea bags which were hidden in a Proton Exora MPV parked at the porch," Selangor police chief Datuk Noor Azam Jamaludin said in a press conference, Bernama reported.

Further investigation revealed that the house was rented 18 days ago and that the drugs originated from Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand

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According to Bernama, Noor Azam believed that the drugs were set to be distributed around the Klang Valley and Johor as well as for export to Indonesia and Japan.

The two local suspects have been remanded until 28 June for further questioning

If found guilty, the suspects could face the death sentence as part of Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

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