The Tenaga Nasional Berhad logo can be seen on May 31, 2019 at the headquarters in Bangsar. – Picture by Shafwan Zaidon

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 24 – Police and Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) have cut power to 12 premises allegedly conducting online gambling activities in an operation in Ampang Jaya this morning.

Ampang Jaya Police Chief ACP Mohamad Farouk Eshak said the operation, which began at 10 a.m., was conducted under Section 21A (1) of the Open Gambling Houses Act of 1953 and Section 38 (1A) of the Electricity Supply Act of 1990 .

“From 2020 to now, we have cut power to more than 30 premises that host online gambling in the administrative area of ​​Ampang Jaya Police Headquarters,” he said in a statement. – Bernama