Cyprus Mail

Peyia gambling house raided

Police raided a gambling house in Peyia, confiscating a number of computers used for gaming, they said on Friday.

“Twelve computers were seized yesterday during a search carried out in Paphos yesterday as part of the campaign to combat online gambling,” police said.

“Members of the Paphos crime prevention unit conducted, on the basis of a court order, a search of premises in Paphos, between the hours of 11pm and 1.15 am today. During the investigation, they discovered 12 computers which were in operation, with their screens displaying lucky games, 1517 chips, 1,404 cards and the amount of €440.”

Four people were reported for smoking in a public area and one was arrested on a warrant for an unpaid fine. Police told the Cyprus Mail no arrests were made in connection with the activities being carried out on the premises.

All the evidence collected was sent for forensic tests.




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