Update : 24 hour police duty near the Colombo Luxury gambling den

Tuesday, 19 November 2013 - 9:12


The Police Headquarters stated that police officers have been deployed on duty round the clock near the Luxury gambling den near Colombo Town Hall.


Police Media Spokesman stated that police deployed special duty on the directive of the IGP.


He also said that raids will be repeated if gambling is continued in this place.


The Organized Crimes Preventive Divison, Colombo Crimes Division and Slave Island Police have raided this gambling den on 6 occasions in the past.


Police Media Spokesman said that 222 persons who engaged in gambling at this place were arrested during the raids.

Update : Wednesday, 20 November 2013 - 12:45 PM


Another betting centre in Colombo 7 raided.

The Slave Island police raided a betting centre situated on Dharmapala Mawatha, slave island, Colombo 7 last afternoon.


Police media spokesperson stated that 10 persons were arrested and later on the suspects were released on bail.

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