KOTA KINABLU – 46 suspects (23 males and 21 females) arrested in DICE OPS Ilegal Public Lottery Gambling and Wah Hui in operation conducted started on 15th until 22nd of June around Kota Kinabalu District.
According to District Chief Police ACP M. Chandra, the police also confiscated gambling paraphenalia that was used for gambling and cash money worth RM10,843.00 throughout the operation.
“The public are advised tp avoid from involving in any ilegal gambling activity for the police will not tolerate for any involvement,” he said.
The case was investiated under Section 4A(a) Common Gaming Houses Act 1953 and if found guilty it could carry the sentence of not less than RM20,000 and not more than RM200,000 fine and imprisonment not more than 5 years.
The case also investigated under Section 9(1) Common Gaming Houses Act 1953 and if found guilty it could carry the sentence of RM5,000 fine and imprisonment not more than 6 month or both.
All the arrested is between the age of 18 until 70 years old. – SayangSabah