Minister's son detained after testing positive for drugs

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  • Saturday, 05 Jan 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: The son of a minister was detained after testing positive for drugs during an anti-vice raid in the city in the early hours of Jan 4.

The raid, conducted by a combined team involving the Dang Wangi Narcotics Crime Investigation Department and its Secret Society, Gaming and Vice Division (D7), was carried out early Saturday morning along the Jalan Ampang area.

Sources close to the investigations confirmed to The Star that the minister's son tested positive for marijuana.

He was among the 101 people who were tested during the anti-vice raid, and one of the two who were detained for testing positive for drugs.

Meanwhile, Sinar Harian also reported that Kuala Lumpur deputy police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Zainuddin Yaacob had confirmed this.

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


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