KULAIJAYA: A Chinese temple turned into a mini casino for three days by a group of gamblers.
These group’s gambling den was busted by the police after receiving a tip-ff from the public.
OCPD Supt Zulkefly Yahya said that the 12 men that was arrested was between the ages of 36 to 63.
The temple is located at Jalan Manis 5 in Taman Manis Kelapa Sawit and the police made the arrest on Sept 9 at around 12.50am.
The suspects did not notice the raid as they were busy gambling.
“Some of them tried to escape but we managed to arrest all of them, including the mastermind,” he said during a press conference at the district police headquarters here yesterday.
Supt Zulkefly also said that police seized various items used by the group and cash – RM17,358 and S$944 (RM2,430).