RM20k fine for selling illegal lottery tickets
By:Clement Erik Wong
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KUCHING: A woman was fined RM20,000, in default two months’ jail, by the Magistrates’ Court here on Tuesday (April 26) for selling illegal lottery tickets four years ago.

Siti Nur Alisya Zainal Abidin, 23, pleaded guilty to a charge read out by an interpreter before magistrate Syarifah Fatimah Azura Wan Ali.

Siti Nur Alisya and two friends committed the offence at a restaurant near Jalan Tun Razak here at about 10am in September, 2018.

The accused was charged under Section 4A (a) of the Common Gaming Houses Act 1953 and read together with Section 34 of the same Act.

It provides for a fine of RM20,000 to RM200,000 and imprisonment of up to five years if convicted.

According to the case facts, a police team raided a restaurant where illegal lottery sales were believed to be conducted. Three women were arrested.

Prosecution of the case was handled by Insp Mohd Adzmei Ahmad while the accused was unrepresented.

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