Why Is Terence Naidu Arrested? Drugs Scandal Of The Politician, Is He In Jail Or Release?

Why Is Terence Naidu Arrested? Drugs Scandal Of The Politician, Is He In Jail Or Release?

Terence Naidu, a Pasir Bedamar assemblyman, has been released from custody after being detained yesterday for testing positive for illegal substances. Find out everything about his alleged drug case. 

Terence Naidu is a politician from the Malaysian state of Perak. He is a lawyer by profession and a graduate of the University of Wolverhampton (Bachelor of Laws 1992), having completed his Certificate of Legal Practise in 1994.

In 1995, the politician was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor (High Court of Malaya) and received his Diploma in Syariah Law (International Islamic University).

He successfully defended himself in a landmark case brought against him by The Municipal Council of Teluk Intan when they charged him with violating Clause 20(1) of the Parking Bylaw 1997 for failing to pay his summons.

Why Is Terence Naidu Arrested? Drugs Scandal Explored

After speaking with Terence Naidu this evening, Perak DAP chairman Nga Kor Ming confirmed that Terence was arrested and detained by police on Thursday (January 13) night at a pub in Bandar Perai Jaya Penang.

Terence was re-elected Assemblyman for Pasir Bedamar, near Teluk Intan, in the 2018 general election as a member of the DAP. He defeated his Barisan Nasional opponent by a margin of 14,520 votes.

According to a police source, the two-term assemblyman was discovered with 35 other people at the nightclub, part of a KTV (karaoke parlor) in Megamall Perai.

The drug case is being investigated under the Dangerous Drugs Act of 1952; it has been learned. The use of a dangerous drug is punishable by a jail term of up to two years, or both, or a fine of up to RM5,000.

Aside from the DAP politician, Mustafa Kamal Gani Abdullah of the Penang Police Narcotics Investigation Department confirmed that 47 others were detained during the 9 p.m. raid.

According to him, 36 of those arrested tested positive for drugs.

Meet Terence Naidu Wife

Terence Naidu has not revealed information related to his personal life. Thus there are no details if the politician is married or single. 

We will update this section once the information becomes available from a reliable source. 

What is Terence Naidu Net Worth?

Terence Naidu’s net worth has not been disclosed yet. However, as a successful politician, he must have accumulated a huge fortune. 

Naidu successfully defended his state seat in the 2018 general election, defeating challengers Kong Sun Chin and S.Kumaresan. He received 19,480 votes to Kong’s (4,960 votes) and Kumaresan’s (939 votes).

In Malaysia, he is a member of the Democratic Action Party (DAP).

Terence is a member of the DAP’s Perak Executive Committee after being elected as an aco-opted EXCO member in the Perak DAP State party on October 14, 2018.

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