Form Three girl from Sibu among 15 held in pub raid

By Emma Victoria

A form three student who tested positive for drug, was among 15 individuals nabbed at a pub at Jalan Pahlawan in Sibu on Monday.

Sibu deputy police chief Superintendent Collin Babat said the suspects, aged between 15 and 40, were arrested for violating the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO).

“They were drinking and having a karaoke session in a room when we raided the premises around 7pm,” he said.

“The suspects, included 10 men and five woman. The youngest is a 15-year-old girl,” he said in a statement.

Collin added that 13 of the suspects including the student’s urine tested positive for drug.

“The 13 suspects are also being investigated under Section 15 (1)(a) of Dangerous Drugs Act 1952. They have been released on police bail” he said.