10 arrested for illegal gambling in Geylang, investigated for gathering in group larger than 5

Nine men and one woman, aged between 41 and 73, were nabbed in an enforcement operation against illegal gambling activities last Wednesday (Oct 21).

The operation was conducted by Bedok Police Division along Lorong 14 and Lorong 23 of Geylang, said the police in a statement on Sunday (Oct 25).

"Cash believed to be gambling proceeds amounting to more than $1,300 and gambling paraphernalia were seized during the operation," they added.

The ten suspects, who were arrested for gambling-related offences, will also be investigated for breach of COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Regulations for gathering in a group of more than five people.

One of the men was also arrested for suspected offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Police investigations are ongoing.