Two men arrested for theft of casino chips worth $60,000

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SINGAPORE - Two Chinese nationals have been arrested for their suspected involvement in a case of theft of casino chips from the casino at Marina Bay Sands (MBS).

Police were first alerted to the incident on Oct 24, and officers from the Casino Crime Investigation Branch (CCIB) of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) were on scene to arrest the two men, aged 36 and 40.

The two suspects are believed to have committed theft of casino chips worth close to $60,000, the police said Sunday (Oct 25).

The two suspects will be charged in Court on Oct 26 for the offence of Theft under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224. If convicted, they may be jailed for a term not exceeding three years or fine or to both.

grongloh@sph.com.sg

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