IPOH: Six policemen, including an officer, were arrested during a raid at a “wild party” with five of them testing positive for drugs.
Perak police chief Comm Datuk Mior Faridalathrash Wahid said the policemen, aged between their 20s and 40s, were arrested at a flat here on Friday (Feb 26) at about 1.30am.
Comm Mior Faridalathrash said they also arrested eight women, including three Indonesians, during the raid.
“The officer, in his 30s, and four rank-and-file policemen tested positive for drugs.
“All five local women and two Indonesians also tested positive, ” he told a press conference here Friday.
“All tested positive for amphetamine, ketamine and methamphetamine, ” he added.
Comm Mior Faridalathrash said the case is being investigated under Section 15(1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act.
“All have been remanded. I have also warned all policemen not to be involved with drugs, ” he said.
“We will take serious action against those found to be involved. There is no compromise, ” he added.
In a separate case, Comm Mior Faridalathrash said a fisherman found a gunny sack containing some 17.5kg worth of heroin floating in the sea near Pangkor on Feb 25.
He said the drugs were found in 17 smaller packages disguised as teabags.
“Three packages were found to be damaged. The drugs are worth about RM700,000, ” he said.