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Gambling joint shut down in Polis

Police in Polis Chrysochous on Sunday shut down an illegal casino.

An undercover police officer went to the building where the only the son of the owner was present at the time and asked the 17-year old to place a bet. The son replied that only his father or a foreign employee could do this for him.

The police officer, from the Crime Prevention unit, revealed his identity and called his colleagues. The police officers shut down the illegal casino.

A total of eight computers were confiscated, which were being used as gambling machines, along with €120, 10 TVs and other illegal equipment that was used for gambling in the building.

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