KOTA KINABALU: ‘Bola Jalan Bola Golek’ is the new gambling game activity detected by police authority, finding its apparent similarity with other funfare games across the state.
District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner M. Chandra, said the discovery of the new gambling method is thanks to the recent raid operation in a premise at Salut Commercial, Jalan Sepanggar, Menggatal, at 5.30pm on 3 March.
“Two employees and four costumers who were in the premise, aged between 24 to 41 years old, had been arrested and brought to the police station for further investigation,” he said to the media at Sabah Contingent Police Headquarters, Kepayan, here today.
The police also seized RM540 cash and equipments believed to be used for gambling activity, including two balls and a piece of canvas with pictures of symbols.
“The new gambling method is the first one discovered by the police in the district and the first arrest is at Salute Commercial,” he said, adding that the case is investigated under Section 6(1) Common Gaming Houses Act 1953. – SayangSabah