Cops nab drug users in disco raid

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 08 May 2005

SUBANG JAYA: Hundreds of patrons who were dancing to loud music yesterday, rushed to the exits after spotting the police inside the discotheque.  

But the police were quicker, blocking off all the exits at the Summit Dance Club at 3.50am. 

TO THE STATION: The detained women who tested positive for drugs being led to the police truck following a raid at a discotheque in Subang Jaya Saturday.

Federal Narcotics Department director Deputy Comm Mohd Najib Abdul Aziz said police spent two weeks monitoring the discotheque before making their move.  

Many of the patrons, so caught up in their dancing, did not notice the detectives until it was too late. 

DCP Mohd Najib said urine tests were conducted on the over 800 patrons, with 199 testing positive for drugs. Fifty-four of them were women.  

“We also recovered 56 ganja-laced cigarettes, 40 Eramin psychotropic pills, 53 Ecstasy pills and a tube of ketamine on the floor,” he said. 

He said those detained, aged between 19 and 59, would be charged under the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952. 

DCP Mohd Najib said the owner of the discotheque and seven workers were also arrested.  

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