Singapore police arrest 43 in illegal wagering bust

Singapore police arrest 43 in illegal wagering bust

Singapore police have arrested 43 men for their involvement in illegal horse betting activities, local media reports.

The Central Police Division also seized a total of $18,000. 

Those found guilty of betting with a bookmaker can be jailed for up to six months, fined up to $5,000, or both. Those who act as bookmakers can be fined between $20,000 and $200,000, and jailed for up to five years.

The police said they will continue to clamp down on criminal activities.