A 15-year-old teenage girl and 3 of her male friends were arrested during a raid at a motel in Padang Temusu, Kedah during the wee hours on Tuesday (16 August).
According to Sinar Harian, Kuala Muda District Religious Officer Mohd Noor Ismardi Ismail said the raid took place at 1 am, where the religious enforcement officers caught the teenage girl with 3 men aged between 18 to 21.
He added that they found turned up condoms in the room, which they suspected to have been used and thrown into the trash.
“The operation was carried out by 15 staff members of the Kuala Muda District Religious Office, with the help of the Badar Squad,” he said.
“A 60-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman were also arrested in a separate raid.”
“In order to avoid their actions from being known to their family members, the man involved was willing to contact his in-law while the woman contacted her daughter in regards to bail matters,” he said.
It was also understood that the operation led to the detainment of 10 people aged between 15 to 60, and they all have been taken to the Sungai Petani Police Station for further action.
He added that the case is being investigated by Section 25 of the Kedah State Syariah Criminal Offenses Enactment 2014, and the accused will face a fine of not more than RM3,000 or imprisonment for not more than 2 years or both if convicted.
“We ask the public who have any information about suspicious or immoral activities to contact the religious office directly to combat such acts,” he added.
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