In Solotvino, an underground casino was found (PHOTOS)

5 March 2015 13:53  12893624 094599
In Solotvino, an underground casino was found (PHOTOS)

During the search, the police seized 1,500 gambling chips of different denominations, money in the amount of 1,100 dollars, 500 euros, 5,000 hryvnias and several decks of playing cards. Also 17 players were detained, one lady was carrying marijuana.A criminal proceeding over this fact has been initiated.

Tyachiv detectives received the information that in the village of Solotvyno in Tyachiv district, there is an active underground gambling house. A criminal proceeding over this fact was initiated under Part 2 of Art.203 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (engaging in prohibited economic activities). Under this proceeding, a series of overt and covert investigation activities were carried out which confirmed that fact.

Yesterday, officers of Tyachiv District Police together with officers of the Service to combat economic crime and prosecutors of Transcarpathian region, on the basis of the court warrant, raided the said premises. The police officers found there an active underground gambling house. At several gaming tables, over a dozen citizens were playing cards...

During the search, the police officers seized 1,571 chips of different denominations, 1,100 dollars, 500 euros, 5,000 hryvnias and several decks of cards. In addition, the policemen found on one of the women and seized marijuana...

After the search, 17 citizens, who were in the underground casino, were taken to the police department and interrogated.

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