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(File pix) National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) conducting checks at Pendang, Kedah yesterday. Pix courtesy of Nada
(File pix) National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) conducting checks at Pendang, Kedah yesterday. Pix courtesy of Nada

PENDANG: A mosque bilal (muezzin) was among six people detained by the National Anti-Drug Agency (Nada) for alleged possession of heroin during a raid at a house in Taman Sejahtera here last night.

The 38-year-old bilal was picked up in the 11pm raid together with five others, aged between 18 and 43.

In a statement, Pendang Nada chief, Ahmad Zaher Hamid, said 2.75 grammes of heroin were seized from the bilal, who was handed over to the police to facilitate investigations.

Ahmad Zaher said the agency also detained 16 people in Kubur Panjang, Keda Tanjung Setol, Kampung Kubang Pisang, Kampung Pulau Machang and Mukim Air Putih to assist in the probe. – BERNAMA

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