2 COPS ARRESTED ALONG WITH DAP’S TERENCE NAIDU ALSO TESTED POSITIVE FOR DRUGS – REPORT

Two cops arrested along with Terence Naidu in nightclub raid

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Two policemen were arrested along with Perak’s Pasir Bedamar assemblyman Terence Naidu in Prai on Thursday (Jan 13).

The two were among the 36 suspects arrested along with Terence and are out on police bail after testing positive for drugs.

State Narcotics Crime Investigations Department chief Asst Comm Mustafa Kamal Gani Abdullah said both the two policemen had tested positive for drugs during the raid.

“We’re still probing the case and the investigation paper is expected to be ready and submitted to the Deputy Public Prosecutor office sometime next week,” he said Friday (Jan 14).

It’s learnt that the two policemen are based in Penang and Perak.

Meanwhile, Terence has lodged a police report of his arrest, a Malay news portal reported.

“I have lodged a report and will be holding a press conference soon,” Terence was quoted as saying.

The case is being investigated under Section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act.  ANN

Police wrapping up investigation on Perak rep

Penang Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department chief Mustafa Kamal Gani Abdullah said they were waiting for a pathologist’s report on the 54-year-old assemblyman’s urine sample to complete the investigation papers.

“The assemblyman was freed on police bail last night and we are now waiting for the pathologist’s report before sending the investigation papers to the deputy public prosecutor next week,” he said when contacted by Bernama today.

Bernama reported yesterday that Penang police confirmed it had arrested an assemblyman from Perak for testing positive for drugs in a check at 9pm at an entertainment outlet, where 35 other patrons were also arrested for similar offences.

He added that all 36 individuals arrested were being investigated under section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952. – Bernama

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