Cops bust online gambling ring


BUKIT MERTAJAM: Penang police have managed to take down an online gambling syndicate after a raid on a luxury condominium in Jalan Casa Residensi here.

Penang CID chief Senior Asst Comm Rahimi Mohd Ra’ais said police conducted the raid at 1pm on Saturday and arrested four local men aged between 36 and 37.

“Preliminary investigations revealed that the premises was used as a call centre for online gambling and that the syndicate had targeted locals, especially the elderly, and Indonesians as customers through several websites, ” he said yesterday.

The police also seized computer equipment, documents and other items. — Bernama

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