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8 gamblers held

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BANEPA — As many as eight gamblers were rounded up along with Rs 379,000 in cash from Kavre on Sunday.

The police arrested Binod Sapkota, 27, of Nasikasthan, Sagarnath Lamichane, 36, of Gairibisauna –7, Suresh KC, 43, of Banepa Municipality – 10, Surendra Thapa, 33, of Ugratara – 8, Badri Bhole, 73, of Bhaktapur – 12, Santosh Kumar Subedi, 22, of Okhaldunga, Sangita Tamang, 24, of Kathmandu and Ganga Thapa, 27, of Khoplang – 4 in Gorkha.

The District Court Kavrepalanchwok on Sunday extended the custody of the gamblers for further investigation, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Nabinraj Rai of District Police Office, Dhulikhel said. They will be tried under the Gambling Act.

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Flood sweeps away bridge at Barhabise

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CHUTARA — Flood and landslide triggered by the incessant rainfall have swept away a concrete bridge over a local Sandi stream at Barhabise bazaar last night.

It has resulted in disruption of vehicular movement, creating hassles to the people especially from Barhabise municipality and Bhotekoshi rural municipality, said Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Barhabise, Yadav Thapa.

Twenty-two houses of Barhabise bazaar area have been waterlogged after the settlement was flooded.

The Chinese government had constructed the 40-feet long bridge in 2024 BS. Mud and sands have piled up to five feet on the road sides.

Three excavators have been used to remove the landslide debris, added Thapa. Engineer at the Road Division Office, Charikot, said preparation was underway to install a bailey bridge there.

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