MERSING: Police have arrested a 36-year old man for drug possession at the Shah Bandar Jetty here on Tuesday.
Mersing OCPD Deputy Supt M. Kumar said the suspect who was about to depart to Tioman was found with 94.33g of heroin worth RM3,300 (S$1,089) concealed in beverage cartons at about 4pm.
He was with his two-year-old child when he was arrested.
"This case is being investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, which carries the death penalty upon conviction," he said.
Supt Kumar said that based on an investigation led by Inspector Nazry Midun, the man was believed to have been a dealer for drug addicts in Tioman.