KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur Criminal Investigation Department (CID) had to use food disguise tactics to raid a residential unit in a luxury residence that was conducting mini casino activities, this afternoon.
The raid at 2pm on a residence in Jalan Pudu, here, by the Criminal Investigation Division of Vice, Gambling and Blackmail (D7), JSJ, Kuala Lumpur, was carried out after intelligence over the past few days following information received from the public. .
Deputy Head of the Criminal Investigation Department, Kuala Lumpur, Assistant Commissioner Nasri Mansor, said during the raid, the police had to disguise as food delivery to the unit to ensure that the suspect opened the door.
He said the results of the inspection found that there were 13 individuals including two local women and a French man were in the unit which was equipped with two casino tables.
“During the raid, some players were busy betting games in a room and living room of the residential unit,” he said after the raid.
Nasri said the initial investigation found that gambling activities there started at 2pm until 7am when the implementation of the Movement Control Order (PKP) 3.0 was currently being implemented.
“Players are made up of individuals known to the organizers and are allowed to go up to the 34th floor to enter this mini casino.
“Those who place bets will also make payments through the online banking system,” he said.
During the raid, the police seized two casino tables, 104 playing cards, 913 chips worth RM5, RM25, RM100 and RM500 as well as cash.
He said the organizer of this event was a local man.
The Criminal Investigation Division of Vice, Gambling and Blackmail (D7), JSJ, Kuala Lumpur, raided a mini casino at a luxury residence in Kuala Lumpur. – NSTP/Aziah Azmee
The Criminal Investigation Division of Vice, Gambling and Blackmail (D7), JSJ, Kuala Lumpur, raided a mini casino at a luxury residence in Kuala Lumpur.
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