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Malaysian police seize gambling machines worth RM1.2 million

Malaysian police seize gambling machines worth RM1.2 million

KEPALA BATAS: Malaysian police has seized 786 gambling machines worth RM1.2million from 2010 to 2014, a police official told Customs Today here the other day.

North Seberang Prai district police Chief ACP Abdul Rahman Ibrahim said the machines were seized during raids conducted during the said period.

“When the suspects are charged and sentenced, we will then close the case and destroy the machines,” he told a press conference today.

Earlier, Abdul Rahman witnessed the destruction of more than 700 gambling machines with a bulldozer which took about an hour to complete.

He said police still have some 800 gambling machines stored pending investigations and disposal of the cases.

He said police in the district have received 12 reports on illegal gambling as at Dec 30 with 195 computers modified for gambling seized.