In the wake of news reports on the heinous goings on in Chinese operated casinos, the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), Burma’s ethnic Kachin ceasefire group handed over 14 Chinese detainees into gambling as soon as they were arrested on the Sino-Burma border to Chinese border authorities, said border sources.
According to the KIO, two Chinese gamblers were arrested in Laiza, the headquarters and border trade center of KIO on the border on January 21 whereas the other 12 Chinese gamblers were detained in Maijayang (Mai Ja Yang), another KIO controlled area on the border at night on January 22 where the biggest Chinese-owned casino is located.
Salang Kaba Nhkum Tu Awng, Maijayang administrator told KNG today, of those rounded up 12 were from China’s northeastern Shanxi province. The KIO had to arrest them because of pressure mounted by the Chinese government. continue http://www.kachinnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=708:kio-hands-over-14-chinese-gamblers-to-china&catid=1:latest-news&Itemid=50