Police arrest 12 in Tung Chung gambling raid

Police raided an illegal gambling den in Tung Chung and arrested 12 people yesterday, including an 83-year-old woman suspected of running the operation.

Police officers raided a village house in Ma Wan Chung at midday and seized 30 mah jong tables, including ten power-driven tables, and HK$1,600 in cash.

They arrested seven men and five women aged 53 to 83 on charges of gambling in a gambling establishment, Metro Radio News reports.

Among those arrested was an 83-year-old woman suspected of operating a gambling establishment.

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