Last night (24 July), 10 individuals, including 5 men and 5 women were being arrested following a raid conducted by the Dang Wangi district police at a luxury condominium in Kuala Lumpur.
The raid was conducted after the police officers received a tip-off about the wild party.
According to Malaysia Gazette, district police chief ACP Mohamad Zainal Abdullah said that among the 10 arrested, one of them was a civil servant and another a former civil servant.
He added that one of them had rented the unit at RM130 per night for 2 nights since Friday (23 July) for the party. The party was however being busted at 7.30 p.m. during a SOP Compliance operation.
Zainal said that 2 of the men had crossed district borders from Kajang and Sungai Buloh without permission to join the party in Jalan Imbi.
The 5 men and 5 women who were being arrested, all aged between 18 to 40.
“As a result of further inspection, the police also found and confiscated loudspeakers as well as almost 20 cans of green and branded liquor believed to be used by them for entertainment.” he added.
Zainal said that the urine test of these individuals reveals that 9 of them were positive for ketamine, methamphetamine, amphetamine, and benzodiazepines. Only 1 woman was tested negative for drugs.
He added that the case is currently being investigated under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988, Act 342, and Section 15 (1) (a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.
Meanwhile, he said that a total compound of RM42,000 was issued against the 10 individuals for violating the SOP.
“All those detained are locals where one of them is a civil servant and another is a former civil servant who has been sacked. Two of them were fined RM5,000 each for being found illegally crossing the district, while eight others were fined RM4,000 each for violating SOPs.” he said, as reported by Astro Awani.
“Compound actions on all 10 individuals were taken in accordance with Regulation 17 of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (Measures in Local Areas of Infection) Regulations 2021.”