Police arrest nearly 2,000 people in Malaysia for illegal betting and lottery

Recently, a large-scale crackdown operation has been carried out in Malaysia, and as a result, it has achieved considerable results. More than 2,000 people were arrested during a raid related to illegal gambling.

Special Op Dadu:

Shuehaly Jain, director of the Criminal Investigation Bureau at Bukit Aman Headquarters in Malaysia, informed the public about recent events.

The operation lasted for two weeks, under the codenamed Special Op Dadu, with the main focus being the reduction of illegal online gambling and lottery bets expanding in Malaysia.

The exact number of arrests was 1,871, and operations are underway across the country, and it took place from September 22 to October 5 this year. 파친코

According to Inside Asian Gaming, Jain held a news conference and said, “In the two-week operation, police seized 13,000 yuan (US$109.000) worth of cash, computer equipment and mobile phones used in online gambling and seized RM680.000 (US$144.000) for illegal lottery activities.”

The demographics of arrested people prove that men are more interested in gambling in Malaysia – 1,599 were arrested and 312 were female. They were all between the ages of 20 and 60.

However, this is not the end of the police investigation, and the investigation into the allegations of helping the general public purchase the lottery and purchasing the lottery has not yet been conducted, and domestic laws prohibit it under Article 4(a) and Article 9(1) of the Game Apartment Housing Act of 1953.

Huge amounts of raids and violations:

There were a total of 1.785 raids in these two weeks, and the seizure of money collected by police from illegal activities was a huge sum of 680,000 yuan (about US$144.000). In addition, cash, computer equipment, and mobile phones allegedly used in online gambling were confiscated, adding 513,000 yuan to the total amount.

Zayed has been charged in court with a total of 382 investigative papers related to online gambling and illegal lotteries resolved as of October 5. A total of 1,362 investigative papers are still under investigation and 43 investigative papers have been categorized as no further action.”

According to the GGRAsia report, on October 5, all 382 investigative reports related to various online gambling and illegal lottery issues were filed in court, with 1,362 other investigative reports on the same matter, of which only 43 do not require future action or punishment.

The raffle granted in Malaysia is legal, and Resort World Genting, located near Kuala Lumpur, also has permission to offer gambling on a variety of casino games, which is operated by Genting Malaysia Bhd.

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