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.
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”.