15 nabbed in suspected illegal gambling den in Jalan Rajawali

Police arrested 15 men for suspected involvement in illegal gambling, on Nov 29, 2016.
Police arrested 15 men for suspected involvement in illegal gambling, on Nov 29, 2016.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Fifteen men were nabbed on Tuesday (Nov 29) in a private home in Jalan Rajawali for suspected involvement in illegal gambling, the police said in a statement.

Clementi Division officers arrested 14 suspects in the residential unit and later arrested the unit's tenant as well.

Chips and mobile phones were seized, along with $531 and RM1,470 (S$470) in cash.

Police investigations are underway. Those found guilty of owning or occupying an illegal gambling den can be fined between $5,000 and $50,000 and jailed up to three years, while those caught in one can be fined up to $5,000 and jailed up to six months.