49 arrested in Duhok on gambling charges: police


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SULAIMANI — Spokesperson for Duhok Police Directorate Hemn Sleman said on Thursday (October 21) that 49 people were arrested in the governorate last week in connection with gambling activities.

Hemn told NRT that some of the suspects played using an electronic system and that police seized nine laptops with gambling programs installed on them, in addition to several "poker and Keno” sets.

He said that the suspects have been arrested in accordance with Article 389 of the Iraqi Penal Code and they all made confessions, although the investigation continues.

(NRT Digital Media)