17 gamblers arrested while playing cowry

eAdarsha.com Reporter
Sep 22, 2021
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Jhapa: Seventeen gamblers have been arrested while playing cowry  in Damak-1,Jhapa.

A police team deployed from the Area Police Office, Damak, arrested the 17 people on the basis of a special tip-off that they were gambling in the compound of Himal Dewan’s house at Damak-1 at around 11:30 last night.


Police have also recovered 16 sea shells and Rs 4,27,600 in cash from the gambling place.

The arrestees are:  Yubraj Neupane (51), Dil Bahadur Rai (49), Thakur Niraula (50),  Tirtha Adhikari (42), Mohan Baral (32), Sunil Saha (32), Hari Koirala (45), Subindra Subba (47), Karna Rai (49),  Rajan Dahal (40), Binod Thebe (34), Nishan Pokhrel (21), Balram Basnet (40), Gangaram Magar (43), Laxmi Adhikari (57), Nain Chaudhari (42) and Rupesh Tamang (44).