JOHOR BARU: Police have arrested 24 suspects, including two women and an Indonesian, over illegal four-digit lottery activities in 23 raids statewide.
State CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat said Thursday the suspects were aged between 20 and 45.
Police also seized 23 handphones, 23 printers and RM2,356 during the raids.
The raids were conducted on suspected gambling premises in Pekan Nenas, Pontian, Benut, Muar, Batu Pahat, Seri Alam, Tangkak and Segamat between 4pm to 7pm on Wednesday, he said in a statement Thursday.
He said the suspects comprised owners of premises, workers and customers.