Indonesian High-class Gambling Dealer Apin BK Arrested in Malaysia

- 16 October 2022 18:18 WIB
Indonesian National Police Chief, General Listyo Sigit Prabowo. (Photo/twitter@DivHumas_Polri)
Indonesian National Police Chief, General Listyo Sigit Prabowo. (Photo/twitter@DivHumas_Polri)

JAKARTADAILY.ID – Indonesian National Police Chief, General Listyo Sigit Prabowo, revealed that Apin BK, the hihg-class online gambling bookie in North Sumatra, had been arrested in Malaysia.

According to Genearl Listyo Sigit, Apin BK's arrest was the result of collaboration with the Royal Malaysian Police. Before being arrested, this online bookie had hidden in several countries.


"Alhamdulillah, one of the fugitives on behalf of Apink BK, who had been hiding in Singapore and shifted to Malaysia, today for the cooperation and the police to police scheme was successfully handed over to us," explained Sigit at a press conference, Friday, October 14, 2022.

Also read: North Sumatra Police Names 14 Suspects from an Gambling Ring Owned by Apin BK in Cemara Asri, Medan

According to Kompas, Apin BK arrived at Terminal 1 of Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Banten, Fryday Night at 22.35.

Apin arrived accompanied by a number of investigators. There were also two police personnel holding long-barreled weapons guarding Apin BK.

Apin BK was brought by a number of investigators to Indonesia using a Batik Air commercial flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia.

Apin was seen wearing an orange prisoner's shirt and a black mask. Then, Apin BK was immediately herded into a car to be taken to the Criminal Investigation Police of the National Police.

Also read: North Sumatra Police Seal Seven Cemara Asri Shophouses for Alleged Money Laundering for Online Gambling Sites

After that, an examination will be carried out and it is planned that Apin will be taken to the North Sumatra Police Detention Center for further detention.

Meanwhile, Indonesian North Sumatra Police have named 14 subordinates of Apin BK as suspects. The Head of Public Relations of the North Sumatra Police, Chief Commissioner Hadi Wahyudi, said that the 14 suspects have different roles.

"14 people have been named as suspects. 2 people are marketing, 8 people are operators or Customer Service, and 3 are telemarketers," said Chief Commissioner Hadi at the North Sumatra Police Headquarters, Wednesday, October 12, 2022.



Editor: Mukhtar Wijaya


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