Online Gamblers in Pyigyidagun Township of Mandalay Region and Tachilek Township in Shan State (East) together with Illegal Gambling-related Materials Arrested

Acting on the tip-off, the combined team comprising security force members conducted a search on Ko Htin Shan’s house in Pyigyidagun Township of Mandalay Region involved in online gambling on 27 June 2024. In this regard:

  • The team arrested 12 perpetrators, including Htin Shan, owner of the house (who rents to perpetrators for gambling), ward manager Yan Win Myint (aka) Kyan Wang Yi, supervisor Law Kwin Kywan, and nine online gambling staff together with six laptops, 63 handphones, K11 million, six ID cards and other materials. Nine online gambling staff are one male and eight females including Zin Mar Htwe (aka) Yin Yone.
  • On 28 June, the combined team comprising security force members conducted a search on a house in Parset Ward of Tachilek Township in Shan State (East), where Chinese nationals illegally lived. They arrested the undocumented 295 Chinese nationals, 288 males and seven females, together with 900 phones and other gambling-related materials.

Legal action under the law will be taken against twelve Myanmar citizens and 295 Chinese nationals who are involved in online gambling, it is reported.

Source: GNLM (2-7-2024)

  • Twelve Myanmar citizens in Pyigyidagun Township of Mandalay Region and 295 Chinese nationals Tachilek Township in Shan State (East), who are involved in online gambling together with illegal gambling-related materials, were arrested.
engdate: 
Monday, July 8, 2024 - 15:45
month: 
July, 2024