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Police: Over 400 arrested nationwide for World Cup betting – Malay Mail

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 9– Police have actually detained 412 individuals on suspicion of being entailed in wagering activities involving the Qatar World Cup football matches under Ops Soga IX from Nov 19-Dec 8.
Royal Malaysia Cops (PDRM) secretary Datuk Noorsiah Mohd Saaduddin said during that period, authorities likewise confiscated numerous items, including RM10,601,201.25 in credit score worth from betting software program, RM417,613 in cash money, computer systems, tablets, handphones and betting slips.She stated Selangor had one of the most variety of apprehensions with 135, adhered to by Johor (51 ), Kuala Lumpur (43 ), Sarawak (34 ), Penang (28 ), Negri Sembilan (28 ), Kedah (23 ), Sabah (18 ), Pahang (14 ), Melaka (14 ), Terengganu (9), Perak (eight), Kelantan (four) and also Perlis (three).
“All those jailed were either bookmakers or punters and also they have actually been remanded for investigations under the Betting Act 1953 as well as the Usual Gaming Houses Act 1953,” she stated in a statement today.Noorsiah added that during the duration, an overall of 348 investigation papers had been opened, with 289 being acted upon, 52 billed and 7 convicted.According to her, authorities would take strict action versus individuals who organise and also perform betting according to existing regulations to fight gambling activities.”Members of the general public can carry information on betting activities through the Ops Soga IX WhatsApp hotline at 016-577-3477,”she stated.– Bernama
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