Itahari, March 14: At least five gamblers fell into police net along with six packs of playing cards and Rs 90,500 in cash following a raid at a sawmill in Itahari Sub- Metropolis – 5. The police acted on a tip off and raided the mill run by Kailash Limbu, who is a resident of Itahari Sub Metropolis – 8.
Meanwhile, two persons were arrested for swindling people under the pretext of exchanging USD. The Area Police Office, Sunsari made the arrest Deepak Magar and Ram Bahadur Magar, and confiscated US $ 42, Rs 42, 500 and a motorbike (Ba 29 Pa) from them.
The Magar duo were arrested while on the lam after exchanging fake US currency notes for Rs 150,000 with Ganesh Rai, 24, of Gaurdaha – 9 of Jhapa and Dillip Khanal, 25, of Phaitappa –5 of Ilam, said DSP Adhikari.