32 arrested for theft, vice and gambling-related offences in 3-day operation

Thirteen men and 19 women, aged between 30 and 67, have been arrested for their suspected involvement in theft, vice and gambling-related offences in an operation conducted from Feb 9 to 11.

During the operation, officers from Central Police Division raided hotels and apartments along Jalan Sultan, Jalan Besar Road, Race Course Road, Mayo Street, Perak Road and Dunlop Street for vice activities.

This led to the arrest of 14 women for offences under the Women’s Charter. These women were on employment and short term visit passes.

In addition, 13 men and five women were arrested for gambling-related offences along Rangoon Road and Sago Lane.

Cash amounting to $54,384, 11 computers and gambling paraphernalia were also seized.

Investigations are ongoing.