Military police in Banteay Meanchey province on Monday arrested more than 50 Chinese nationals suspected of running an illegal online gambling operation in Poipet city.
Lieutenant Colonel Bun Nam Eang, provincial military police deputy commander, said his officers cooperated with city military police officers and raided two guesthouses in Poipet commune where the illegal online gambling operation was being run.
He noted that the raid, led by provincial court prosecutor Meas Chanpiseth, took place from early morning until about 3pm on Monday.
“We arrested more than 50 Chinese nationals, including six women, and we seized some equipment used for the illegal online gambling operation,” Lt Col Nam Eang said.
He noted that military police officers arrested nearly 10 Chinese nationals in one guesthouse and more than 40 others in the other.