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Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador said 16 out of the 17 arrested tested positive for drugs. - NSTP/MUSTAFFA KAMAL

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have confirmed that a raid was conducted at a condominium in Jalan Puchong yesterday where 17 individuals were arrested.

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador said 16 out of the 17 arrested tested positive for drugs.

The 17 arrested were 16 Malaysians - 10 men and six women - and one foreign woman. They were aged between 20 and 50.

He said all were released on police bail except the foreign woman.

The IGP however refused to divulge the identities of those arrested, saying that was against the law.

"We need to wait for the second urine test result. If they are proven guilty, they will be charged in court."

Abdul Hamid said a team from Brickfields district police headquarters raided a condominium in Jalan Puchong here, upon receiving complaints about noise disturbance at 4.40am on Sunday.

"When the team entered the premises, the suspects were all high on drugs. After examination, 16 were tested positive for drugs and one man tested negative.

"The team found 0.5g of powder believe to be ketamine in a transparent packet and 0.3g powder also believe to be ketamine on a plate," he told a press conference in Bukit Aman, here, today.

Also seized were a cigarettes believed to be filled with weed and chips believed to be used for gambling activities.

He said the case was being investigated under Section 12(2) and Section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 for taking drugs and being in possession of drugs as well as Section 6(1) of the Common Gaming Houses Act 1953.

News of the alleged arrest of Dengkil assemblyman Adhif Syan Abdullah and four political special officers after being tested positive for drugs has gone viral on social media.

Adhif had however denied he was arrested.

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