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CRIME & COURTS

10 compounded for violating CMCO SOP

23/04/2021 12:06 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, April 22  -- Ten local men were compounded for violating the standard operating procedures (SOP) of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in a raid at a night club in Jalan Kuchai Lama here, early this morning.

Brickfields district police chief ACP Anuar Omar said in the 2 am raid, the police also nabbed 14 individuals comprising two local men who were visitors of the night club, a Myanmar man believed to be the caretaker of the premises and the rest were Vietnamese women.

“The Myanmar man, three Vietnamese women and two local men tested positive for drugs. The social visit passes of the 11 Vietnamese women have also expired,” he said in a statement today.

He added that the police had confiscated several items, including 1,590 millilitres of drugs believed MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine) and 1.5 grams of ketamine.

“All the suspects, aged between 17 and 39, have been remanded for further investigation until May 5,” he said.

Anuar said the case was being investigated under the Immigration Act 1959/63, Immigration Regulations 1963, Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, Entertainment (Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur) Act 1992 and Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act.

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