The Police have arrested 15 men, aged between 21 and 35, for their suspected involvement in gambling activities.
On 29 November 2016, officers from Clementi Division arrested 14 suspects in a private residential unit located along Jalan Rajawali during an operation. The tenant of the unit was subsequently arrested on the same day. Cash amounting to five hundred and thirty one Singapore dollars, one thousand, four hundred and seventy Malaysian Ringgit, an assortment of chips as well as some mobile phones were seized.
Investigations against the suspects are ongoing. Anyone convicted for the offence of being the owner/occupier and using the place as a common gaming house under Section 4(1) (a) of the Common Gaming House Act, Chapter 49, shall be liable to a fine of not less than $5,000 and not more than $50,000 and imprisonment not exceeding 3 years. Any person caught gaming in a common gaming house under Section 7 of the Common Gaming House Act, Chapter 49, shall be liable to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or both.
Source: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE