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87,000 caught in China for prostitution, gambling

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Published on January 02, 2015 with No Comments


Some 87,000 people have been arrested by Chinese police this year for their alleged involvement in prostitution and gambling, authorities said. 

Police across the country closed over 37,000 criminal cases involving prostitution and gambling during the year, ministry of public security (MPS) said. 

The MPS made public 20 of the 37,000 cases, including cases of organized prostitution in entertainment venues and through online platforms, setting up casinos, running cross-border gambling website, among other violations, state- run Xinhua news agency reported. 

Police captured 87,000 criminal suspects for prostitution and gambling since the beginning of 2014.



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