By S. Harrish
FIVE men were arrested in Mukah for illegal cockfighting and also violating the Movement Control Order.
Mukah district police chief Supt Jimmy Panyau said a police team conducted a raid at Jalan Ulu Bayan where they discovered the five suspects engaged in illegal cockfighting activity, reports the DayakDaily.
The police also seized three live roosters, one dead rooster, 18 plastic chairs, a plastic table, a wooden table, a weighing machine, a cockfighting spur, and RM137 in the Monday raid.
The five suspects are between 53 to 71 years old.
The case is being investigated under Regulation 11 (1) of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (Measures Within the Infected Local Areas) Regulations 2020 and Section 3 (1) Cruelty to Animals Act 1962.