Gamblers arrested

KATHMANDU: Police on Friday raided a house belonging to Surya Shrestha in Gongabu of Tokha municipality-13 and arrested seven persons, including Shrestha, on the charge of gambling.

A team deployed from Metropolitan Police Circle, Maharajgunj reached the site acting on a tip off.

Police said nine decks of paying cards and Rs 425,000 were also seized from the gambling parlour.

The arrested have been kept in the custody of Maharajgunj MPC for further investigation.