567g drugs found in Nigerian man’s stomach
MALACCA, May 24 — A Nigerian man, who had swallowed 27 Syabu capsules weighing 567 grammes and worth RM250,000, was detained on suspicion of trying to smuggle the drugs into the country.
Melaka Tengah police chief ACP Salehhudin Abd Rahman said the 33-year-old student of a private college in Kuala Lumpur was arrested after he was found acting strangely at the Batik House, MITC at 12.05am yesterday.
Police were informed of the incident and sent the suspect to the Malacca Hospital for treatment.
“Eleven capsules were found when the suspect emptied his bowels at about 3am,” Salehhudin told reporters today.
An X-ray taken by the doctors revealed that there were 16 capsules still left in the suspect’s stomach.
Salehhudin said all the capsules containing drugs were successfully removed at 4pm yesterday and the suspect was detained for further investigation. — Bernama