Kathmandu : A young man has been arrested in Rautahat for gambling online in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Sudhir Kumar Jaiswal, 26, of Gaur Municipality-1 has been arrested.
According to Siddhi Bikram Shah, Superintendent of Police, District Police Office, Rautahat, he was arrested on the basis of confidential information that he had been operation a Universal Mobile Accessories shop in Gaur.
According to Superintendent of Police Shah, Jaiswal has been involved in gambling worth around Rs 1.739 million.
Police claim that the arrested Jaiswal used to gamble with a group of 48 people on the online platform.
Police have sought permission from the district court in Rautahat to keep him in custody for seven days for investigation.