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Pair pay high price for overseas gambling trips

By Zheng Caixiong in Guangzhou and Li Yingqing in Kunming | China Daily | Updated: 2018-12-06 07:22

Two Chinese - one of whom became a member of a criminal gang - have told of their nightmare experiences in gambling abroad.

A Beijing resident, surnamed Li, said he had been held in a small, dark house by gangsters for "dozens of hours" after failing to repay gambling debts of 200,000 yuan ($29,850).

"I was told I would be released from the house only after my family sent me this sum of money to repay my debts," said Li, quoted by a police officer.

Pair pay high price for overseas gambling trips

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