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Five arrested for betting in Euro, Copa America matches in Lalitpur

2021 Jul 10, 20:28, Kathmandu
Lalitpur Metropolitan City Photo: Google Maps

Police in Lalitpur district Thursday arrested five persons allegedly involved in betting in the ongoing Euro Cup and Copa America championship football tournament. They were arrested from various locations in Lalitpur Metropolitan City.

Dipjal Dhungana (32) of Thasikhel, Lalitpur-5; Ashish Singh (26) of Sanepa, Lalitpur-2; Raju Maharjan (42) of Kwabahal, Lalitpur-11; Binod Maharjan (38) of Dhapagal, Lalitpur-16 and Safir Raj Rajkarnikar (29) of Tangal, Lalitpur12.

They were allegedly betting huge amounts of money through online social media platforms.

Acting on a tip-off, the Lalitpur-based Metropolitan Police Range (MPR) arrested them from different areas. The police have also seized their mobile phones used in illegal betting.

They have been charged with a betting offences case and further investigation is being carried out after taking seven days of the deadline from Lalitpur District Court, informed police.


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