Gamblers held

LALITPUR: Police arrested 11 persons from a Jhamsikhel-based restaurant for their alleged involvement in gambling on Friday.

Acting on a tip off, plainclothes police personnel raided Pahuna Bread and Breakfast Restaurant and took the 11 persons into custody.

Cards and Rs 265,000 in cash were also confiscated from the gambling den operated under the guise of a restaurant, said police.

Police said they had stepped up crackdown on illegal gambling during Dashain and Tihar festivals.