KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 303 people, including many who were scantily clad, were detained following a raid on a wild pool party at a renowned private club here.
The crowd were in the midst of partying when police raided the location.
Brickfields OCPD Asst Comm Amihizam Abdul Shukor said police detained 161 foreign men and 55 foreign women along with 31 local men and 56 local women for their involvement in the wild party.
"The raid was conducted at about 10.50pm on Sunday (Dec 5), led by Kuala Lumpur CID deputy chief Asst Comm Nasri Mansor
"It involved 150 officers and personnel from Kuala Lumpur CID and Brickfields district police headquarters," he told reporters at the raid location early Monday morning (Dec 6).
Each partygoer was charged RM60 each for entry and were invited through social media, ACP Amihizam said.
"The 87 locals detained did not adhere to Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOP) and compound notices were issued.
"The foreigners detained were taken to Brickfields district police headquarters for further investigation," he said.
The Kuala Lumpur Narcotics Crime Investigation Department personnel also conducted urine tests on the party goers.
ACP Amihizam advised the public not to be involved in any activity that goes against the Covid-19 SOP.
"We urge those with information on any criminal activity to contact Brickfields police at 03-2297 9222, KL police hotline at 03-2115 9999 or their nearest police station," he added.
ACP Amihizam said the club's manager and the party organiser were issued RM25,000 compound notices each.
"The 87 locals were issued with a total of RM435,000 in compound notices while RM1,080,000 in compound notices were issued to 216 foreigners.
"Overall, RM1,565,000 in compound notices were issued for the wild party," he said.