141 HELD OVER

Those found guilty face up to 10 years in jail

New Straits Times - - World -

JAKARTA

PO­LICE have de­tained 141 men who were al­legedly hold­ing a gay party at a sauna, an of­fi­cial said yes­ter­day, the lat­est sign of a back­lash against ho­mo­sex­u­als in the Mus­lim-ma­jor­ity coun­try.

Of­fi­cers on Sun­day raided a build­ing here called At­lantis that houses a sauna and a gym, and halted the event they said was called “The Wild One”.

Pic­tures cir­cu­lat­ing on­line showed top­less men sit­ting crammed in a room next to gym equip­ment af­ter the raid.

“Our of­fi­cers did an un­der­cover

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