33 held for gambling on Sharjah roads

Sharjah Police has arrested 33 Asians for illegally gambling on various roads in the emirate.

Police was acting on a tip-off received by confidential sources about a group of people engaging in illegal activities during the evening hours in Sharjah.

Security patrols beefed up their vigil in the mentioned areas and arrested 33 people.

All of them confessed to the crime when interrogated.

While some of the arrested were discovered staying illegally in the emirate, few others were infiltrators and the rest had absconded from their sponsors.

All of them have been referred to the Public Prosecution.

Sharjah Police has urged public to report any illegal activity they spot in the emirate on the emergency number 999.

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