Two online gambling top-up agents arrested


PADAWAN: Police arrested two online gambling top-up agents at two separate premises in Matang Jaya on Wednesday.

The two suspects, both males, aged 22 and 42, admitted to working as online gambling top-up agents for customers around the area.

Padawan district police chief Supt Aidil Bolhassan said the arrest was made as part of Ops Dadu raids carried out by a team from the Padawan Criminal Investigation Department.

“The first raid at a premise in Matang Jaya around 3pm yielded the arrest of the first suspect.

“The operations team also confiscated a mobile phone along with RM200 in cash,” he said on Wednesday.

Another suspect was arrested around 3.30pm at a shop at the same location, he said.

Aidil added that the police also confiscated a mobile phone and RM150 in cash.

He revealed that one of the suspects had previously been arrested under the same offence.

“Both cases are being investigated under Section 4 (1) (c) of the Common Gaming Houses Act 1953,” he added.

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