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Police in Kwun Tong smashed illegal baccarat stalls, arrested 8 people and seized nearly 200,000 yuan in cash and chips

2023-01-16T13:45:55.292Z


The police smashed a suspected illegal baccarat gambling stall in Kwun Tong, arrested 8 men and women, and seized a large amount of evidence, including cash and chips with a total value of nearly 200,000 yuan. All the arrested persons are being detained for investigation. Kwun Tong District Anti-Triad Operation


The police smashed a suspected illegal baccarat gambling stall in Kwun Tong, arrested 8 men and women, and seized a large amount of evidence, including cash and chips with a total value of nearly 200,000 yuan. All the arrested persons are being detained for investigation.


The police smashed a suspected illegal baccarat gambling stall in a factory building at 1 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong and arrested 8 local men and women.

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The Anti-Triad Action Team of the Kwun Tong Police District launched an anti-crime operation code-named "Yongjue" at about 6:30 pm today (16th) according to reports and in-depth investigations, and raided No. 1 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong. A factory building smashed a suspected illegal baccarat gambling stall, a 69-year-old man surnamed Chen was arrested on suspicion of "operating a gambling establishment", and another 39-year-old local woman surnamed Wu was arrested on suspicion of "assisting in the operation of a gambling establishment". catch.

Six female gamblers (aged 42 to 63) in the unit were arrested on suspicion of "gambling in a gambling establishment".

During the operation, the police seized two baccarat gaming tables, about 95,000 yuan in cash, 242 decks of poker, chips with a face value of about 100,000 yuan, and a batch of gambling equipment.

The police pointed out that operating a gambling establishment and gambling in a gambling establishment are serious crimes. The former can be fined up to 5 million yuan and imprisoned for 7 years. The latter can be fined up to 30,000 yuan and imprisoned for 9 months.

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Source: hk1

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