Penampang Police Clean House During Festive Season

Penampang Police Clean House During Festive Season

A screen grab from the video found on WhatsApp...

PENAMPANG, SABAH – Police here clean house of illegal Chinese New Year gambling with the arrests of 14 individuals at a shop premise here in Bundusan.

The 4.40 pm raid on Friday saw one suspect attempt to evade arrest by climbing on to the rooftops whose acts were caught on video and circulated online.

District police chief DSP Haris Ibrahim said the man was promptly arrested. Gambling paraphernalia believed to be mahjong sets were seized.

“The raid was conducted based on police intelligence gathered during this festive season…

“All suspects and seized items were brought to the district police station for further action under Section 7(2) of the Common Gaming Houses Act 1953,” he said.