Five gamblers held

DAMAULI: Police raided and arrested five gamblers from a house belonging to Tuk Bahadur Hamal in Byas Municipality, Tanahun on Saturday evening.

Acting on a tip-off, the police team raided the house and arrested five gamblers including the house owner, said DSP Rakesh Singh.

The police team also seized Rs 38,850 in cash, some playing cards and a carpet, among other items, from the gambling den. DSP Singh said cases had been filed against the arrested on Sunday.

Meanwhile, SP Krishna Kumar Mahat said police have been organising campaigns to control illegal activities in the district.