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Two elderly gamblers detained

James Kon

Two local men aged 62 and 76 suspected of being involved in 4D lottery gambling in the Tutong District were detained by police yesterday.

Investigations revealed the suspects were collecting 4-digit lottery gambling bets in the area next to a commercial building in Pekan Tutong.

Police seized several items including a mobile phone and pieces of paper believed to be used for gambling.

The evidence and the suspects were brought to the Tutong Police Station. The case is being investigated under Section 4 (D), Chapter 28 of the Common Gaming Houses Act.

Tutong Police District detectives conducted the raid, the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) said.

A mobile phone seized by the authorities. PHOTO: RBPF