CHITWAN — Police have arrested 25 persons from the gambling dens from separate places in Bharatpur Sub-Metropolitan City on Monday.
The Chitwan District Police said the police personnel confiscated Rs 792,920 on stake from the gamblers.
According to police, 19 persons were held from Bharatpur Sub-Metropolitan City-29 along with Rs 341,120 in cash while six others from Lanku area of Bharatpur Sub-Metropolitan City-5 based on a tip off.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Rajan Adhikari said that investigations were underway to book them as per the Gambling Act, 2020.
The police is launching is special campaign in Chitwan to make the district gambling-free.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.