A prison officer displays some of the tricks that inmates use to hide gambling material. Photo: Felix Wong A prison officer displays some of the tricks that inmates use to hide gambling material. Photo: Felix Wong
A prison officer displays some of the tricks that inmates use to hide gambling material. Photo: Felix Wong

Prison officers seize HK$1.3 million in betting slips as World Cup anti-gambling operations stepped up in Hong Kong jails

Correctional Services Department says 45 inmates caught placing bets or possessing gambling materials as 3,000 searches carried out this year

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
A prison officer displays some of the tricks that inmates use to hide gambling material. Photo: Felix Wong A prison officer displays some of the tricks that inmates use to hide gambling material. Photo: Felix Wong
A prison officer displays some of the tricks that inmates use to hide gambling material. Photo: Felix Wong
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