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Police bust gambling ring in Larnaca, woman arrested


Larnaca police busted a gambling ring which led to the arrest of a woman and 50 computers being seized, along with €3,575.

Members of the of the rapid response unit (MMAD) and other police units were present in the raid on Thursday night, with the permission of a court warrant, while the 45-year-old owner of the shop was also on site.

During the operation police identified two women working there, one of whom is a 37-year-old whose temporary residence permitted expired and is therefore residing illegally in the country. She has been arrested and her employer, the 45-year-old, is now being investigated.

Elsewhere, the police seized 50 computers which were found to be running electronic gambling services; while 14 patrons were also present during the raid.

The Oroklini police station is continuing its investigations.

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