Police probe viral videos of Covid-19 patients gambling at quarantine centre




KUALA LUMPUR: A police enquiry paper has been opened after viral videos of patients allegedly gambling at a Covid-19 quarantine centre surfaced online.

Sepang OCPD Asst Comm Wan Kamarul Azran Wan Yusof (pic) said a policeman from the Datuk Abu Bakar Baginda police station lodged a report on the matter.

"For now an enquiry paper has been opened. This is to facilitate further investigations and enhance checks on patients at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) quarantine centre," he said when contacted on Thursday (Jan 21).

Several videos have been making its rounds on social media and WhatsApp showing activities believed to be gambling at quarantine centres.

One of the videos, which was allegedly taken at the MAEPS hall, showed several men sitting on a bed playing cards while placing bets with cash.

Another video shows several men playing cards at a table and placing bets using food items.

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