By Shuhaida Mohd Said
ALOR SETAR, (April 27) — The police have detained two men and a woman in connection with the seizure of five pistols and heroin weighing 46.5 grammes at a rented house in Taman Anggerik here yesterday.
The guns were seized from a car outside the two-storey house while the drug was found in the house during a police raid about 5pm.
Also seized were 247 rounds of an assortment of ammunition meant for the guns which comprised three Austria-made Glock pistols, a Czechoslovakia-made 7.65mm VZOR pistol and an air pistol.
One of the men is suspected to be a member of a secret society, based on tattoos on his body. He has four criminal records.
Initial police investigations have revealed that the car belongs to the 40-year-old, from Perlis.
The other man, from Jitra is believed to be a drug pusher while the Kuala Lumpur-based woman is a companion to one of the men.
Kedah police chief Datuk Ahmad Ibrahim said the suspects, aged between 25 and 40 were remanded until May 3 to facilitate investigations.
He said the raiding police team also seized an M-16 high-powered rifle component part, two sound-absorbing devices and a telescope which was believed to be used for criminal activities.– BERNAMA