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.