Singapore: 50 investigated for alleged offences including illegal gambling

Police seized more than SG$4,000 in cash.
Police seized more than SG$4,000 in cash.

Police operations in Geylang resulted in investigations for gambling and vice.

Singapore.- A multi-agency operation conducted over 11 days in Geylang has resulted in the investigation of 50 people for a range of offences, including gambling and vice. According to The Straits Times, 47 men and three women are being investigated.

The operation was led by the Bedok Police Division and featured various agencies, including the Criminal Investigation Department, Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB), Health Sciences Authority (HSA), Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), Singapore Customs, Land Transport Authority and the Singapore Food Agency.

On September 29, police and ICA officers conducted a raid on a unit in an industrial building on Sims Avenue, culminating in the apprehension of 24 men and one woman. The operation led to the seizure of more than SG$4,000 in cash. Officers from HSA, CNB and ICA also discovered unregistered health products during an operation in Geylang between Oct 3 and 5.

See also: Singapore financial sector under scrutiny for gambling-related money laundering

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