4 men arrested for gambling at Bukit Batok

Four men, aged between 59 and 75, were arrested in an enforcement operation targeting gambling activities along Bukit Batok Street 31 on Dec 3.

The police said in a statement that the operation was conducted by Jurong Police Division.

The men were arrested for gaming in public under the Common Gaming House Act.

Cash and gambling paraphernalia were seized in the operation.

Investigations are ongoing.

Any person gaming in public shall be guilty of an offence and shall be fined up to $5,000 or jailed up to six months or both.

The police said they take a serious view on all forms of illegal gaming activities and will continue to take tough enforcement action against those who are involved in such activities.