Malaysian police seized 19 tonnes of white powder worth RM290mil , believed to be ketamine, from a house in Rawang Friday, the largest seizure of drugs in the capital this year, Thestar online reported.
"Drug was seized from a house believed to be used a storage facility for the substance," senior police official R. Munusamy was quoted as saying.
Police found two packets, each containing 5kg of white powder believed to be ketamine from the possession of Indian nation whose name has not be revealed.
"Following the arrest, the suspect led us to a house along Jalan Aman Sierra, Rawang," he said, adding that when they raided the house they found 762 gunny sacks, each containing 25kg of the same white powder.
"We have sent the substance for analysis to verify that it is ketamine."
"Both men have been remanded to help with investigations," he said adding that the drugs were believed to have been brought in from India.