Syndicate behind Raya ads that advocate online gambling being tracked down by police

The police have been working persistently in efforts to track down the main syndicate behind the two Hari Raya Aidilfitri-themed advertisements which promotes online gambling.

Datuk Dev Kumar, the Criminal Investigation Department deputy director (Intelligence/Operations) of Bukit Aman found out in the initial investigation that these two ads were actually produced by one production company.

In a news conference, he said that other than the producer and the actors on the video, the police is yet to get a hold of the syndicate responsible for the ads. He explained that the production house and the syndicate has a middle person to be able to reach each other. He then assured that the authorities are intensifying their efforts to track down the company that hired the production house which made the Raya videos.

The Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) chairman Dr Fadhlullah Suhaimi Abdul Malek and National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) chief executive officer Ahmad Idham Ahmad Nadzri were also present in the conference.

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