Migrants arrested while gambling

Migrants arrested while gambling

Police round up 12 Myanmar nationals caught gambling at a building in Bang Phli district in Samut Prakan on Sunday night. (Photo: Sutthiwit Chaiyutworakan)
Police round up 12 Myanmar nationals caught gambling at a building in Bang Phli district in Samut Prakan on Sunday night. (Photo: Sutthiwit Chaiyutworakan)

SAMUT PRAKAN: Twelve Myanmar nationals were arrested for violating the provincial ban on crowd gatherings during the Covid-19 outbreak, in Bang Phli district on Sunday night.

About 11pm, a team of immigration and Bang Phli police led by Pol Col Viroj Tasso searched Building A6 of an apartment complex in tambon Bang Chalong.

They detained nine men and three women, who were interrupted playing high-low on one side of the building. Gambling equipment was seized.

Pol Col Viroj said the raid was part of the campaign against gatherings of people in violation of a provincial order issued under the emergency decree to control Covid-19.

The 12 migrants were handed over to Bang Phli police for legal proceedings.


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