Australia drug smuggling case: Bukit Aman doesn’t rule out Malaysian links


JOHOR BAHRU (October 31): Police did not rule out the possibility that other people in the country were linked to the case of a Malaysian who was arrested for allegedly smuggling 450 kilograms (kg) of heroin from worth 431.8 million RM in Australia recently.

Bukit Aman’s Department of Criminal Narcotics Investigation (JSJN) director Datuk Razarudin Husain, however, said his department could not release any information at this time due to the ongoing investigation, which could take one to two. month.

“Unions like this use a very complex modus operandi, so our investigations or operations have to be carried out properly.

“We are still investigating (…) there is indeed an implication (of other people) here, but we cannot reveal it now,” he said at a press conference here on Sunday October 31st. .

He has been asked to comment on possible links to others in Malaysia in the Australian drug trafficking case involving a 38-year-old Malaysian.

Razarudin said his department has always cooperated and shared information with Australian Federal Police in the investigation into the case.

On October 16, foreign media reported that Australian authorities arrested a Malaysian and seized drugs he was allegedly carrying in a tile container from Malaysia to Melbourne.

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