Six arrested for alleged gambling in Seria

|     Daniel Lim     |

THE Special Task Personnel of the Belait Police District Headquarters and Seria Police Station recently arrested six people for alleged involvement in illegal gambling activities, following a raid of the Koperasi Perniagaan dan Perusahaan Melayu Berhad (KPPMB) building at Jalan Sharif Ali, Seria.

The six suspects comprised three locals, one permanent resident and two Bangladeshi expatriates.

They have been identified as Zulkepli bin Haji Basri, 51; Roslan bin Duranoh, 73; Ibrahim bin Haji Daim, 59; Mustafa bin Abdullah @ Gui Teck Fah, 45; Akter, 36; and Jahedul Khan, 30.

During the raid, police personnel found cash and items for the game of Kepala Bunga, which were seized as evidence. In addition, 439 packets of cigarettes were also discovered during an inspection of a vehicle belonging to one of the suspects.

All six suspects and the compounded items were taken to the Belait Police District Headquarters for further investigation.