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26 nabbed in gambling raid

Daniel Lim

The Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) detained 26 individuals suspected of being involved in gambling activities on March 24.

Detectives and police officers detained the suspects, believed to be involved in Paikaw type gambling activities, at a residence near Jalan Sungai Pandan, Kuala Belait.

Authorities discovered evidence such as cash, cards, dice, Paikaw, as well as tools suspected to have been used in gambling.

The suspects and evidence were taken to the Belait District Police Headquarters for investigation under Chapter 28 of the Common Gambling Houses Act.

Authorities will monitor, track and trace down criminal activities in preventing illegal activities in the country.

The area where gambling was carried out. PHOTO: RBPF