Kathmandu : Surkhet police have arrested seven people for violating the prohibition.
Police have arrested seven persons from a snooker house run by Anil BC at Birendranagar Municipality-6 Bus Park in Surkhet.
The arrested are Ghanshyam KC, Akash Devkot, Birendra Shahi, Raj Gharti Magar, Binay Budha, Akash Pyakurel and Kabir Khan of Birendranagar Municipality-3, said Ram Prasad Gharti, Information Officer at District Police Office, Surkhet.
They are being prosecuted under section 2 of the Infectious Diseases Act, 2020 and Section 6, Sub-section 930 of the Local Administration Act, 2028, police said.
A prohibition has been imposed in Surkhet till Bhaisak 31.