Entertainment centres raided

JOHOR BAHRU, (Bernama) – A total of 63 people were detained in an operation at entertainment centres in the city and several districts in Johor last night.

Johor Criminal Investigation Department head Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat said the operation, which began at 10 pm, was conducted simultaneously in Johor Bahru, Iskandar Puteri, Muar and Kluang, involving eight entertainment centres.

He said 78 people were rounded-up for inspection, but only 63 people, aged between 25 and 36, were detained.

Those detained comprised eight locals, including a woman, while the remaining were foreign women, he said in a statement here yesterday.