Court yet to receive chemical report in 'Dr Ganja’ case

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 22 Jan 2018, 9:02 am

More than six months have passed since the arrest of a retired armed forces general known as "Dr Ganja," but the Klang Magistrate’s Court has yet to receive the chemical report related to his charges of cannabis possession.

Magistrate Nor Asma Ahmad as such set Feb 7 as the final mention date for the case against Amiruddin @ Nadarajan Abdullah, 58, under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

The case was set for mention today, but Nor Asma ruled to postpone the case pending submission of the chemical report.

"If we still did not receive the chemical report and consent (to transfer the case), I would have to make an appropriate ruling, including to transfer the case to the High Court," Nor Asma said, referring to the Magistrate’s Court constraint against hearing cases punishable by death...

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