14 men and 1 woman arrested for gambling activities in Geylang

Fourteen men and one woman, aged between 30 and 51, were arrested on Nov 18 for suspected involvement in gambling activities.

Of the 15 nabbed, a man was also arrested for an immigration offence, said the police in a news release.

Officers from Bedok Police Division and Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) arrested the 15 suspects, including the tenant of the unit, at a private residential apartment located along Lorong 30 Geylang.

During the joint operation, cash amounting to $2,302 and gambling paraphernalia were seized. Investigations are ongoing.

Commanding officer of Geylang Neighbourhood Police Centre, superintendent of police Ben Kwok said: "This joint operation led by Police is an ongoing enforcement effort to clamp down on such illicit activities in Geylang.

"We will continue to work closely with enforcement counterparts to eradicate criminal activities. Offenders will be dealt with in accordance to the law."