Police arrested 11 people yesterday, 14 April, for allegedly having a wild party at a homestay in Masai, Johor during the Movement Control Order (MCO)
The police seized 2.08g of ketamine and four ecstasy pills during the raid of the homestay
"Preliminary investigations showed that all the suspects were not occupants of the premises and also failed to give a reasonable excuse for gathering there," Ayob Khan said in a statement after the arrests.
Malay Mail reported that the urine tests of seven of the men and the three women were found to be positive for ketamine and methamphetamine.
The police chief added that four of them had criminal records for previous drug-related offences.
The suspects will be remanded for three days to assist in investigations
Ayob Khan said they will be investigated under Sections 12(2) and 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 for drug possession and use, as well as under Regulation 11 of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 2020 for defying the MCO.
PDRM will bring those who flout the MCO immediately to court, as it seemed that people were not afraid of the RM1,000 fine:
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