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Malaysian Police Conduct 27 Gambling Raids in 48 Hours

This week it was revealed that Malaysian law enforcement carried out a series of 27 raids on illegal online betting rings last weekend, arresting dozens of people and taking a lot of evidence into custody.

The raids took place in the Kuching region, and saw the 27 raids taken place in 17 districts. 24 of the raids were for illegal lotteries, while online gambling and cock fighting rings were also broken up. In the raids 58 people were arrested and 32 pieces of equipment were also seized.

Commenting on the raids CID Chief SAC Dev Kumar said, "The operations against gambling in the state will be ongoing. No district will be spared in our efforts to rid the state of gambling activities."

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15 April 2016 - 10:10pm

Malaysia and Asia as a whole is the continent where the ellegal gambling roots have a deeper roots, it's not easy for Police and local authorities there to fight with that because these raids are just everywhere.

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15 April 2016 - 11:41pm

This for me is quite shocking. For a long time I was thinking that Malaysia is very peaceful and quite in these sorts of things but lately I've been reading many news related to crimes in gambling and Malaysia comes up often. It isn;t fair that there are people who make illegal lotteries and cheat people.

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