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Police arrest eight persons engaged in gambling

In a joint operation by the Watawala Police in the Ginigathena Police Division and the Vice Squad of the Hatton Police Division a raid was carried out around 6.30 pm on Thursday (30) where a group of persons were engaged in gambling at a restaurant on the Ginigathena-Nawalapitiya Road. The police had arrested eight (08) persons engaged in gambling during this raid on charges of violating quarantine regulations, the Police Media Division said.

The arrested suspects are between the ages of  28 and 40 years and are residents of Hatton, Nawalapitiya, Ginigathena, Ambagamuwa and Lakshapana areas.

One of the suspects who were arrested during this raid is the  Chairman of the Nawalapitiya Urban Council.  The arrested persons will be produced before the Hatton Magistrate’s Court today (01).



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