Mat Sabu confirms son arrested in anti-vice raid

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  • Saturday, 05 Jan 2019

Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu. -Bernamapic

PETALING JAYA: Mohamad Sabu (pic) confirmed that it was his son who was picked up by police after testing positive for drugs during an anti-vice raid in the city on Saturday (Jan 5).

The defence minister in a statement confirmed that his son, Ahmad Saiful Islam Mohamad was the one arrested.

"Following this arrest, my family and I leave the matter entirely up to the authorities to act in accordance with the process of the law," the Parti Amanah Negara president said.

It is learnt that Ahmad Saiful was picked up by a combined team involving the Dang Wangi Narcotics Crime Investigation Department and its Secret Society, Gaming and Vice Division (D7), was conducted early Saturday along the Jalan Ampang area.

Sources close to the investigations confirmed that he tested positive for marijuana.

He was among the 101 people that were inspected during the anti-vice raid.

It is known he was among two that had been detained for testing positive for the drug.

Meanwhile, Sinar Harian reported that Kuala Lumpur deputy police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Zainuddin Yaacob had confirmed the incident as well.

The case is being investigated under Section 15(1)(A) of the Dangerous Drug Act 1952, for drug abuse. 

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