MELAKA, Dec 5 — A total of 22 Chinese nationals were sentenced to a month’s jail and fined RM20,000 each, in default two months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today for turning and managing a residential place into a common gaming house.
They were among fifty one (51) Chinese nationals, including ten (10) women, who were brought to separate courts for illegal gambling activities in Melaka, Malaysia.
Twenty-nine (29) others were brought to separate Sessions Court for criminal conspiracy where they were alleged to be engaged in cheating by offering loans through online, which actually did not exist, by targeting on Chinese nationals.
Sixteen (16) of them pleaded not guilty to the charge before judge Norma Ismail, while the remaining thirteen (13) made their not guilty plea before judge Elesabet Paya Wan.
Magistrate Muhammad Nazrin