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Thursday, May 8, 2014

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9 arrested at gambling den in Paya Lebar

AsiaOne | Thursday, May 8, 2014

Nine people between the ages of 22 and 66 were arrested for operating or gambling at an illegal gambling den in a commercial property along Upper Paya Lebar Road, on May 7.

The police and officers from the Criminal Investigation Department's Specialised Crime Branch raided the commercial unit in a 5-hour operation.

The police also seized 18 modified computers and $1,280 in cash.

Investigations against the suspects are ongoing.

If found guilty of managing a gaming house, the suspects can be fined between $5,000 and $50,000 and/or jailed up to 3 years.

If found guilty of gambling in a gaming house they can be fined up to $5,000 and/or jailed up to 3 months.

abrahamr@sph.com.sg

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