Football gambling eradication campaign continues


BANGKOK, 9 July 2014,  -The Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) forges ahead with its campaign to eradicate football gambling in the capital, in accordance with the policies of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO).

MPB Deputy Commander, Police Major General Chantawit Ramasut yesterday had a meeting with related officials on the progress of the gambling eradication campaign, during which he instructed officers from all nine divisions and other related units to step up their efforts and forbade them from engaging in the illegal activity .

The agency has so far shut down more than 1,700 gambling websites and arrested a number of bookmakers, and punters, according to the deputy commander.