(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Twelve Chinese nationals were arrested for engaging in illegal gambling in Colombo last night.
The suspects were arrested while engaging in unlicensed gambling at an apartment complex in Colpetty.
Among those arrested are nine men and three women, the Police said.
Cash amounting to Rs. 6.5 million, a computer, and a television were also seized during the raid.
The Chinese nationals were arrested during a raid conducted by the Police together with officials from the Excise Department.
The suspects were to be produced before the Fort Magistrate’s Court today.