Joint Enforcement Blitz Nets 27

24 Jul 2014

Twenty-seven subjects were arrested following a 17-hour joint enforcement operation that commenced from 9am on 21 July 2014.  

The operation was jointly led by Ang Mo Kio Police Division and Central Narcotics Bureau, and supported by officers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and the Secret Societies Branch of the Criminal Investigation Department. The officers conducted checks at public entertainment outlets and public housing estates in Sembawang, Yishun, Ang Mo Kio, Upper Serangoon Road, Punggol and Sengkang.

Of the 27 persons arrested, 17 persons were arrested for drug-related offences, 6 persons were arrested for offences under the Common Gaming Houses Act, 3 were arrested for offences under the Societies Act and 1 was detected as a wanted person. In addition, 1 public entertainment outlet was found to have breached the Licensing Conditions. SCDF also detected one fire safety violation in another entertainment outlet and will be following up on the necessary action.

A small amount of drugs was seized in the operation. In the gaming raid, cash amounting to SGD$136, 6 mobile phones, 17 modified computer terminals and several gaming paraphernalia were also seized.  

Investigations are ongoing.

Any person convicted for the offence of managing a place used as a Common Gaming House under Section 4(1)(a) of the Common Gaming Houses Act shall be liable to a fine between S$5,000/- and S$50,000/- and imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years. As for the players, any person convicted for the offence of Gaming in a Common Gaming House under Section 7 of the Common Gaming Houses Act shall be liable to a fine not exceeding S$5,000/- and/or imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months.

Operation in progress

Operation in Progress

Operation in progress

Operation in Progress

Computers seized

Computers seized

SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
SINGAPORE CIVIL DEFENCE FORCE
23 JULY 2014 @ 9.00 PM

Last updated: 6 Jul 2017