Police and Sesco personnel disconnect power supply to an illegal gambling den during the operation.

MIRI: A total of 30 premises here which were operating illegal activities, particularly online gambling, had their power supply disconnected last Thursday.

The disconnections were done by police together with Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) in a joint operation codenamed ‘Ops Bersepadu’ to stamp out illegal online gambling activities in the district.

Personnel from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) together with SEB officials went to the targeted areas in Batu Niah, Lambir, Taman Tunku, Luak, Bandar Baru Permyjaya and Senadin.

The police will continue to monitor the premises which had their power disconnected under the Common Gaming Houses Act 1953.