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Nine including ward chairman arrested for gambling

2021 Oct 29, 12:19, Kathmandu
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Police have arrested nine people including, Bhairab Bahadur Adhikari, Ward Chairman of Suryagadhi Rural Municipality-5 in Nuwakot district on Thursday night for gambling.

Superintendent of Police (SP) of Nuwakot Tul Bahadur Karki said that the gamblers were nabbed from a hotel in Bidur when they were playing cards.

Other arrestees include Krishna Bishwakarma, Keshav Prasad Panta, Nabin Chitrakar, Machhindra Pariyar, Santosh Tripathi, Raju Panta, Padam Singh Dhami, and Ishwor Gupta.

The police seized Rs 352,000 from the gamblers.

According to police, the alleged ones will face charges as per the Gambling Act.


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