| Faza Suraj |
FIVE local men, all between 40 and 50 years of age, were arrested for gambling violations during a raid operation at a private home in Kuala Belait on November 17.
According to the police report, the operation, comprising Criminal Investi-gation Department (CID) personnel from the Panaga Police Headquarters led by the ‘Pegawai Penyelia Detektif Daerah Polis Belait’, commenced at 6.05pm after a public top-off.
The five men were detained for ‘Katam-katam’ gambling activities and equipment and cash, amounting to $4,452, were also confiscated as evidence and brought to the police station.
After interrogations, it was decided that the detainees each pay a $1,000 bail.
They will be brought to court and charged with violations under the Gambling Act.