Police pounce on illegal lottery agent

PHUKET TOWN: Police raided two houses yesterday and seized illegal lottery equipment and a ledger recording 400,000 baht in sales of lottery numbers. They arrested one woman, 47-year-old Saitong Arronrat, who allegedly confessed to involvement in illegal lotteries. Also found in the two houses in Soi Lohrong, off Pattana Rd, were about 50,000 baht in cash, a fax machine and a calculator. Pol Lt Col Chartchai Nikorthanon, Deputy Superintendent of Phuket Town Police Station, told the Gazette that police hoped to target bigger underground lottery agents in the near future.

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