Russey Keo District authorities crackdown of internet gambling dens
Authorities continue to crackdown on illegal internet gambling locations in Phnom Penh, with more places in Russey Keo District raided by police.
The raids took place at 5 p.m. on December 3 by the Russey Keo District Unity Command. The unity command cracked down on various locations in Village 3, Sangkat Chrang Chamres I, Khan Russey Keo.
The law enforcement officers were led by the District Governor, Ek Khun Doeun. They stated that they were conducting the raids to eliminate hidden and illicit internet gambling spots in the district.
During the crackdown, the authorities arrested nine people, including three women. Officers also confiscated 26 monitors, 26 CPUs, four TVs, and $173.75. Law enforcement officers are currently building cases against them to send them to court.
This operation is part of the national crackdown on gambling spots. Officers nationwide have raided multiple online gambling spots in the capital, as well as traditional gambling spots. Provincial police have also raided cockfighting rings.