Police arrest person in charge and 4 women at illegal mahjong parlour in Kwun Tong


6th August 2022 – (Hong Kong) Officers of the Special Duty Team of Kwun Tong Police District launched an operation in the district at about 5pm today (6th) and raided a unit at 60 Chun Yip Street, Kwun Tong, and smashed a suspected illegal mahjong parlour.

During the operation, officers arrested a 52-year-old local woman surnamed Lee on suspicion of “operating a gambling establishment” and “gambling in a gambling establishment”. In addition, four local women, aged between 67 and 75, were arrested on suspicion of “gambling in a gambling establishment”. All the arrested persons were also suspected of contravening the Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Gathering) Regulation (Cap. 599G) and fixed penalty notices were issued to them. All arrested persons have been detained for investigation. During the operation, officers seized 2 electric mahjong tables, 4 sets of mahjong and HK$400 in gambling money