A couple peddling drug-laced soft drinks for RM300 (S$92) per bottle and health drinks for RM150 have been detained by police in Melaka, says OCPD Assistant Commissioner Christopher Patit who adds the 34-year-old man and his 28-year-old wife, a foreigner, were detained in two separate locations at Bandar Hilir on Jan 21.
Melaka Couple Nabbed
“The couple were believed to have mixed the substances into the bottles of branded instant drinks in the market to evade the authorities and sold (the bottles) for wild parties and at entertainment centres here,” he says.
Investigation shows that the couple got the drugs in large quantities from syndicates in Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru and had enough narcotics to make over 3,600 drug-laced bottles.
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