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Seven persons arrested for gambling

Four women and three men were arrested while gambling inside a house at Leenawatta in Hikkaduwa, last Sunday, Hikkaduwa Police said.

At the time of the raid, which was conducted on a tip-off, a group of men and women had been playing cards on cash bets and some of the gamblers had fled the scene when police arrived. The gambling den had been operated by a man for a long time, police investigations revealed.

All the suspects were revealed to be regular gamblers at the spot. They are residents of Rathgama and Dodanduwa, police added.

The suspects have been released on bail. Investigations are continuing.

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