GEORGE TOWN, Aug 27 — Police uncovered a drug-processing laboratory operating out of a massage parlour in Lorong Madras here last night.
Following intelligence reports and a raid carried out on another illegal drug laboratory in Alma, Bukit Mertajam yesterday afternoon, an operation codenamed “Ops Cantas Khas” was carried out at 11.30pm by a police team from the Bukit Aman Narcotics Crime Investigation Department and the state contingent police headquarters.
Three men aged between 20 and 40, who were believed to be engrossed in processing the drug, heroin, were detained on the premises.
State police chief Datuk Abdul Rahim Hanafi said a press conference on the discovery would be held later in the afternoon. — Bernama