Bandar Seri Begawan - The Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) yesterday arrested six persons for their involvement in alleged gambling activities using computers in the Brunei-Muara District.
A press statement issued by the RBPF stated that the five men and one woman are currently being investigated under Section 4(a) Common Gaming House Act Chapter 28 that carries a sentence of up to 12 months behind bars and a fine that may go up to $20,000 and also under Section 6(1) under the same Act Chapter 28 that carries a sentence of up to six months behind bars and a fine of up to $10,000.
Tipped off by members of the public, a team from the Anti-Vice and Gambling Suppression Unit descended upon the shopping complex in Gadong where the illegal activity was taking place. The officers also confiscated 25 sets of computers.
The RPBF extended its appreciation for information received that led to the arrests and also advised members of the public to cooperate with authorities in preventing gambling activities and called on the public to refrain from taking part in such illegal activities.--Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin