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25 gamblers arrested in Chitwan

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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.

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Hoteliers asked to be sensitive against GBV

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KATHMANDU- Stakeholders have called upon the hoteliers to remain more sensitive in order to reduce the gender-based violence (GBV) taking place in hotel sector.

During an interaction programme in Tarakeshwor Municipality in the capital city on Saturday, the speakers said that the hoteliers are expected to become more aware since more cases of rapes and violence against women take place in the hotels.

A large number of hoteliers attended the interaction programme organized as a part of the 16-day campaign against GBV.

On the occasion, lawmaker of Kathmandu Constituency No. 7 Ram Bir Manandhar said that partnership among all was needed to end GBV and argued that social networking sites were responsible for the increased cases of GBV in the recent times.

Likewise, Mayor of Tarakeshwor Municipality Rameshwor Bohora pointed out the need for cooperation with the police administration as well as massive public awareness programmes to end such ill practices rampant in the hotel business.

Also speaking at the programme, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Balaju Metropolitan Police Circle Chiranjivi Koirala urged the hoteliers to keep the details of every new entrant in the hotels since hotels are used for the purpose of women’s trafficking.

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