East Kotawaringin Police Arrested a Bookie of Gambling


PALANGKA RAYA, BORNEO24.COM – East Kotawaringin Sub-district Police arrested a bookie gambling at Rahadi Usman II Street, MB Hulu Urban Village, MB Ketapang Sub-district, Monday (1/13/2020). Hendro alias Dondo (38) was arrested with Rp 2.8 million as the evidence.

Besides the money, officers also confiscated a cellphone containing a lottery gambling order from a player.

East Kotawaringin Police Chief, AKBP M Rommel said that firstly the members carried out patrols and received public information that at Rahadi Usman II Street there was a lottery gambling practice by the perpetrators.

Orders are made using paper containing numbers or through cellphones.

“After being verified by information, police officers secured the perpetrators and conduct the searches. In his cellphone we find the gambling number order,” he emphasized.

To hold responsible for his actions, the perpetrator got Article 303 of the Criminal Code regarding the gambling.