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20th May, 2019

Crime raids on Budapest nightlife

Several people including wanted criminals were arrested during raids conducted by 110 police officers in nightlife spots in the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Districts Friday night, police announced on Saturday.

Police arrested eight people, two of whom were selling and three of whom were in possession of drugs. Three people were arrested with warrants having been issued against them.

Seven downtown entertainment spots were inspected in the raid.

Budapest Police will continue checking downtown service industry establishments in the near future, the police statement reads.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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