KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 — Four local men were arrested by the police at a residence in Taman Bukit Maluri, Kepong, last Saturday, on suspicion of being bookies for World Cup matches.
Sentul district police chief ACP Beh Eng Lai, in a statement today, said the arrest was made following a raid conducted under Ops Soga.
The police also seized several items, including mobile phones, modems, tablets and laptops in the raid which was conducted at about 10.15pm, he said.
He said the suspects, all locals between the age of 40 and 48, were now in remand for three days until tomorrow for investigation under Section 4(1) (g) of the Common Gaming Houses Act 1953 for operating a common gaming house and Section 6(3) and Section 6(1) of the Betting Act 1953 for book-making. — Bernama