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KLANG: A former armed forces captain who went by the moniker, ''Dr Ganja'' was charged in three separate courts here Friday with 36 counts of drug-related offences, which provide for the mandatory death sentence upon conviction.
In the first court before Magistrate Nor Asma Ahmad, Captain (R) Amiruddin @ Nadarajan Abdullah, 58, faced 14 counts of possessing cannabis weighing about 97.995kg at a house in Kampung Delek Dalam here about 12.30pm on May 26.
The charges under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 provides the death penalty if found guilty.
Amiruddin nodded when the charges were read out by the court interpreter. However, no plea was recorded.
In the Sessions Court before Judge Suzana Hussin, the accused pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of planting 18 plants suspected to be cannabis at the same place, time and date.
The charges, under Section 6B(1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 are punishable under Section 6B (3) of the same act, which carries a life imprisonment and with whipping of not less than six strokes, upon conviction.
Meanwhile, before Magistrate Rozianti Mohamed Hanaphi, the retired military captain claimed trial to two counts of possessing cannabis weighing 55g, one count of inserting cannabis into his body and one count of possessing tools to smoke cannabis.
The offences were allegedly committed at a house in Kampung Delek Dalam and the narcotics division office, South Klang police headquarters here at 12.30pm and 10pm, respectively, on May 26.
The charges are under Sections 6, 15(1)(a) and 10(2)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.
Amiruddin was not allowed bail by the three courts and July 28 was fixed for mention of the case.
Syed Farid Syed Ali, Aliah Atiqah Razali and Rizal Azani Zainal Adzam were the deputy public prosecutors while the accused was represented by counsel Farhan Maaruf.
The police had detained Amiruddin for allegedly mixing ganja products with honey, cakes and chocolates allegedly for medicinal purposes and sold them online to ready buyers.