Cops raid nightclubs for 'Godfather'

Cops raid nightclubs for 'Godfather'
Police detonating a second grenade outside the Sun Complex.

KUALA LUMPUR - City police are cracking down on night clubs as the hunt continues for Ah Hai, the "Godfather" of a gang who is believed to be the target of last week's grenade attack in Bukit Bintang.

"We believe he is one of the witnesses who can help us in establishing the motive for the attack," City police chief Senior Deputy Comm Datuk Tajuddin Md Isa said.

"He has yet to show up and give us his statement.

"As of now, we have no intention to arrest Ah Hai but we need to take his statement that will assist in investigations."

City CID chief Senior Asst Comm Gan Kong Meng said the raids on six outlets were held between 11pm on Saturday and 5am yesterday.

"We raided three outlets and checked a total of 405 people and arrested two people for allowing underage people into an entertainment outlet and opening the place past the stipulated closing time."

"Bukit Aman personnel, including a Special Task Force On Organised Crime team, raided three outlets and checked 215 people and rescued three Vietnamese women under the Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants Act.

"The three are believed to have been exploited for sex," he said when contacted yesterday.

SAC Gan said 105 were arrested by Bukit Aman comprising of 85 Viet­namese, two Thai nationals, one Uganda national, seven Chinese na­­tionals and 10 Malaysians.

At the Cherry Blossom Club where last Thursday's attack took place, he said police raided the place and de­­tained a man wanted for possession of pornographic material.

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