Cops nab two for drug use during raid on JB entertainment centres

JOHOR BARU: Police have arrested two men for taking drugs during a raid at an entertainment centre, here.

Johor Baru South OCPD Asst Comm Raub Selamat said the raid was conducted at 2.10am on Saturday (Nov 26) by the anti-vice, gambling, and secret societies division (D7) unit under "Ops Pusat Hiburan."

"The raid was conducted at two entertainment centres in the city, where we have inspected 183 visitors.

"They consisted of 79 local men and 16 local women, as well as 58 foreign men and 30 foreign women.

"All of the individuals were aged between 17 and 53," he said in a statement here.

ACP Raub added that a urine test then revealed two local men, aged 29 and 47, were positive for amphetamine.

"The duo were arrested under Section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 for consuming drugs, which carries up to two years in jail or a fine of not more than RM5,000," he added.

Another two individuals, a man and a woman, who acted as the managers for both of the premises were also arrested under Section 6(2) of the Johor Entertainment Places Enactment for operating without a licence and Section 11(2) of the same act for operating an entertainment centre beyond the allowed time.

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