167 computer sets seized in latest Malaysian online gambling raids

News on 25 May 2015

Police in Sibu, a city in the Sarawak province of Malaysia, have again been active over the weekend, raiding 12 locations and arresting 35 people – 13 operator staff and 22 online punters.

Inspector-General of Police Datuk Khalid Abu Bakar said the Anti-Vice, Gambling and Gangsterism Special Task Force operations followed tip-offs and investigations, and resulted in the confiscation of 167 computer sets.

He revealed that the operations over the weekend were the first to involve the federal police.

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