On performance of an order of the Government concerning the organization of implementation of the Law of Ukraine "About a gaming ban in Ukraine" the Ministry of Internal Affairs carrying out actions for prevention of illegal activity of the former gambling institutions proceeds. About it reports a press - service Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
As a result of held events, from coming into force of this Law, police officers exposed 493 facts of illegal activity of gambling institutions and 5169 units of the gambling equipment are withdrawn.
Citizens of Ukraine don't stand aside and give help to law enforcement agencies. Verification of 2552 messages on illegal work of gambling institutions which arrived to "the hot line" is carried out. These messages were confirmed by 102 cases (3,4%). So, signals to "the hot line", were confirmed in Donetsk - 23, Zaporozhye - 17, Nikolaev - 7, Lugansk, Kherson - after 5, Cherkassk, Kiev areas and the city of Kiev - on 4 and so forth.
It should be noted that in Leninsky district of the city of Nikolaev, by a court decision the administrator of a gambling hall in whom 14 units of the gambling equipment are confiscated is involved to administrative responsibility according to Art. 181 (Gamblings, fortune-telling in public places) the code of Ukraine about administrative offenses.