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Drugs, cash and vehicles seized in arrest of 19-year-old gang member in Abbotsford

Cocaine, fentanyl, cell phones, $2,500 in cash and 2 vehicles were seized in Sukhjit Mahli's arrest

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February 08, 2018

Police say Sukhjit Mahli was in possession of drugs, cell phones and thousands of dollars in cash when he was arrested. (Abbotsford Police Department)

Abbotsford police have seized drugs, thousands of dollars in cash and two vehicles in the arrest of a 19-year-old gang associate.

Police said Sukhjit Malhi is in custody after being charged with breaching a court order and possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl.

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During the investigation leading to Malhi's arrest, Abbotsford police seized cocaine, fentanyl, cell phones, $2,500 in cash and two vehicles.

"We believe that disruption of the Lower Mainland Gang Conflict and their drug trafficking at all levels is a top priority and is crucial to improving our public's safety," said Sgt. Vic Gamboa of the Abbotsford Drug Enforcement Unit in a statement.

Police said at the time of his arrest, Malhi was on bail for trafficking fentanyl, cocaine, heroin and meth, as well as firearms-related offences.

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