Six gamblers held with Rs 250,000 in Morang

Published On: October 10, 2020 01:40 PM NPT By: Chuman Basnet

MORANG, Oct 10: Police on Friday evening arrested six gamblers from a house at Belabari Municipality-4, Garjuram Tole, in the district

The gamblers were caught red-handed from the house of local Ashok Rai, said Morang police chief, Superintendent of Police (SP), Santosh Khadka.

The police recovered Rs 253,235 from the gambling den along with a set of cowries, 3 decks of cards and three vehicles (a jeep, a bike and a scooter).

The gamblers include ‘famed’ politicians and social leaders from Dhanusha, Sunsari, Jhapa and Morang districts

The arrestees have been identified as Sujaya Gautam, 56, and Chandra Limbu, 52, from Belbari-11, Rit Gurung, 40, from Belbari-3, Parshuram Bhujel, 50, from Charnath Ganeshman-8, Dhanusha, Dharmendra Rai, 32, from Damak-5, Jhapa and 47-year-old Pradip Tamang of Itahari-1, Sunsari.

Action will be taken against them as per the Gambling Act 1963, according to Morang Police.


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