Civil servant among 15 people detained at wild party

KUALA LUMPUR (BERNAMA) – Fifteen individuals, including a civil servant, were detained for suspected involvement in a wild party at a luxury condominium, Jalan Ceylon Residences, yesterday despite the Movement Control under the National Recovery Plan in Malaysia.

Dang Wangi district police chief ACP Mohamad Zainal Abdullah said the individuals arrested in the 1am raid comprised nine women and six men, all locals, aged between 17 and 45.

“During the raid, police found traces of drugs, a loudspeaker and disco lights. Eleven of them, comprising eight women and three men, tested positive for drugs,” he said in a statement yesterday.

Mohamad Zainal said the case was being investigated under Section 15 (1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 and Section 17 (1) of the Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control Regulations (Measures in Local Areas of Infection (National Recovery Plan) 2021 for engaging in social activities.

The individuals involved are being remanded for three days until tomorrow.