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Cops bust wild party, 20 nabbed in rented bungalow

GEORGE TOWN: Seven women were among 20 individuals nabbed participating in a wild party during a raid at a rented bungalow in Taman Star Hill, Bukit Gambir here at about 12.30am today.

State Criminal Investigation Department chief Senior Assistant Commissioner Rahimi Ra'ais said the 20 individuals, aged between 17 and 25, were all friends.

He said investigations also revealed they were working in factories as well as in the food delivery industry.

"Initial investigations revealed they had rented the bungalow for a day at RM800 through Facebook to party.

"During the raid, police also found syabu, condoms as well as audio equipment.

"Urine tests on 12 men and five women came back positive for methaphetamine," he said today.

Rahimi said all of them have been remanded for four days until Aug 4 to assist investigations into the matter.

The case is probed under Section 269 of the Penal Code as well as Sections 12(3) and 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drug Act 1952.

"We want to thank those who came forward to furnish us with the information about the wild party.

"We hope the public will continue to cooperate with the police on this," he added.

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