KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested 27 individuals and confiscated 230 sets of computers under Ops Dadu at 21 locations in the federal capital, Selangor and Johor, yesterday.
Bukit Aman Anti-Vice, Gaming and Secret Societies (D7) Principal Assistant Director Datuk Roslee Chik said the individuals held were aged between 19 and 65 and they comprised premises workers and customers.
“Apart from computers, laptops and modems were also seized together with cash amounting to RM1,498,” he said when contacted by Bernama here, today.
He said among the locations involved were Jalan Hang Tuah, Kampung Cheras Baru, Diamond Square in Kuala Lumpur; Sepang, Gombak, Serdang, North Klang, South Klang, Petaling Jaya, Shah Alam, Sungai Buloh and Subang Jaya in Selangor as well as Larkin in Johor.
Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar via his Twitter account today congratulated the Bukit Aman Special Task Force on Anti-Vice, Gaming and Gangsterism (STAGG) for curbing such activities.
“Congratulations [email protected] for raiding more gambling centres in Selangor and Johor. (They) seized 196 gaming computers and nabbed 24 people including players. Go PDRM Go,” he said. – BERNAMA