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Jajarkot: Ward chair, senior municipal employee arrested at a gambling den

The Jajarkot district

Surkhet, January 2

Police in the Jajarkot district of Karnali have arrested a ward chairman and acting chief administrative officer of the Bheri municipality there at a gambling den.

Bheri-6 chairman Sashi Budha and acting chief administrative officer Dal Bahadur Gharti among 13 were arrested at Gairikhali, Bheri-4 at around 3 am today, according to Madhav Shrestha, the Karnali Provincial Police Office.

Budha is also a senior leader of the Nepali Congress party in the municipality.

Meanwhile, police also confiscated Rs 252,00 in cash from them, according to SP Shrestha.

Further investigation is underway.

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