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11 Indians arrested for gambling in Nepal

Kathmandu: Eleven Indian nationals have been arrested for gambling from a private house in Western Nepal’s famous tourist hub of Pokhara, police said Saturday.

The police also seized Rs 9.74 million cash from them.

They were found gambling in a private house situated in Nayabazaar of Pokhara Metropolitan City, 200-kilometre West of Kathmandu, police said.

All arrested Indians, except three, have been identified.

The Nepali house owner Dhruva Kumar was also arrested.

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Gambling is illegal in Nepal. Betting on any sports event is illegal in the country.

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