Cops nab 100 for gambling on cock fights

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Tbong Khmum provincial police yesterday arrested 100 people for gambling on cock fighting.

Police officer Sok Heng said the gamblers were arrested in a joint raid by the provincial police and provincial military police, led by the prosecutor of Tbong Khmum Provincial Court.

They raided an unlicensed casino named Global 69 Casino in Memot district’s Dar commune near the Cambodian-Vietnamese border.

“They were gambling. They were arrested while betting on cock fighting inside the casino,” he said.

He added that police confiscated about 60 cars, more than 100 motorbikes and about 40 fighting cocks from the casino.

He added that the gamblers included the managers and the owner of the unlicensed casino, who have been detained at the provincial police headquarters for further investigation.

Tbong Khum provincial police chief Major General Pen Rath could not be reached for comment.

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