Over 300 nabbed for gambling last week nationwide


KUALA LUMPUR: Police detained 305 individuals on suspicion of being involved in gambling activities in nationwide raids over last week.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the arrests were conducted by the Bukit Aman Special Tactical Squad for Anti-Vice, Gambling and Gangsterism (STAGG).

He said the team also seized 1,946 computers which were used in gambling.

“Congratulations to STAGG @PDRMsia for storming gambling activities nationwide throughout last week, nabbed 305 people and seized 1,946 computers. #GoPDRMGo,” he said in a posting on his official Twitter account.

Khalid said the team also detained 356 guest relation officers (GRO) and masseuses in anti-vice raids nationwide during the same period.

“Congratulations again to STAGG @PDRMsia for storming vice (activities) nationwide over last week, nabbed 356 GROs and masseuses. #GoPDRMGo,” he said. -- BERNAMA