Gamblers arrested in raid at a hotel

Published On: December 5, 2016 09:45 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

JHAPA, Dec 5: Seven persons were arrested along with Hotel Entrepreneurs Association – Jhapa Chairman, Bhola Upreti, from a gambling hub here. 

They were arrested red handed while gambling at Sandeep Hotel at Birtamode. A loan official of a cooperative, Tanka Bhetwal, was also arrested during the raid, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Keshav Thebe, of Area Police Office, Birtamode. 

The police acted on a tip off and confiscated Rs 175,000 in cash. The gamblers have been detained at the Area Police Office for further investigation. RSS 

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