Four arrested for illegal gambling in Chiang Dao

Four people have been arrested and around six people have escaped following a raid on a house in Chiang Dao District that was believed to be running an illegal casino.

The raid was led by local police in conjunction with Provisional District 5 police and representatives of the Ministry of Public Security and uncovered the accused playing a card game for money in the house in Moo 8 Mae Mueang Sub-District earlier today, Aug. 20.

Along with the cards, 330 baht in cash was also seized in the raid.

Those arrested were detained pending a court hearing. Police are also seeking the whereabouts of the six people who successfully fled from the scene.