Dec. 14 (UPI) — Malaysia explained its agents have built the biggest-ever interception of illicit medications in the country’s background immediately after a boat chase that led to the arrest of 1 suspect.
The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency claimed it seized 4,670 lbs of methamphetamine, or crystal meth, value about $26 million, The Star and Bernama news agency reported Monday.
Zubil Mat, head of the Malaysian coast guard, mentioned the boat carrying medicine was detected past 7 days near Pulau Kendi, on the southwestern idea of Penang Island, around George Town.
“The patrol team approached the boat and requested the gentleman to halt. Having said that, rather of turning off the motor, the person improved the throttle,” the official said.
The coastline guard chief stated the suspect jumped into the drinking water after a 30-moment chase, leaving the boat unmanned.
“We detained him and managed to cease the boat so