Nepal | November 15, 2019

Gamblers held

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Himalayan News Service

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.

 


A version of this article appears in print on October 05, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.


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