25 October 2018
SINGAPORE – The police have crushed an organised criminal group and arrested 66 people in simultaneous raids across Singapore on Wednesday (Oct 24).
The 61 men and five women, aged between 17 and 63, were arrested for their suspected involvement in gang-related activities, operating illegal gambling dens and other criminal activities, the police said on Wednesday night.
Officers raided 10 locations and seized cash amounting to $428,720, jewellery, watches, mobile phones and gambling paraphernalia.
Bank accounts belonging to the suspects were also frozen by the police to prevent any spending of criminal proceeds, it said.
The raid locations included Geylang, Sengkang, Bedok and Ang Mo Kio.