Two police personnel among 345 people detained

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) — Two police personnel were among 345 individuals who were detained in an operation code-named Op Club Rat 2.0 throughout Malaysia who were believed to have taken drugs early yesterday morning.

Director of Narcotics CID Bukit Aman Datuk Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd said both of them, who were detained at an entertainment centre in the federal capital, were found to be positive of drugs after a urine test was taken.

He said police launched a simultaneous operation involving inspections on 56 entertainment centres at midnight last night targetting customers suspected of taking drugs.

“A total of 1,753 customers aged between 15 and 60 years were checked. A total of 345 including 31 foreigners were detained for being drug-positive comprising 144 people for methamphetamine, ketamine (77), amphetamine (120), morphine (three) and one person for benzos,” he said in a statement yesterday.

For trafficking and possessing various types of drugs, a total of 78 individuals were detained.