Online Betting: Individual found Opening 63 Bank Accounts, Illegal Transaction Worth Rs 640 Million

A person has been found involved in indulging in illegal transaction worth Rs 640 million through ‘1xbet’, used for online betting in different types of games and online activities.

According to the Kathmandu Valley Crime Investigation Office, Dinesh Khadka of Kailali district, currently living in Chabahil, was found involved as the main agent of online gambling and betting by opening bank account in the name of 12 persons including Bishal Tharu, Tej Bahadur Khadka, Nabin Chaudhary and Anita Dhital.

Senior Superintendent of Police at the Office, Dr Manoj KC, said Dinesh had opened 63 bank accounts to use the betting amount.

Similarly, police have also arrested four other persons on the charge of their involvement as the betting agent, and investigation into the case was underway, he mentioned.

Those arrested are Niraj Khadka, Dipesh Shrestha, Dinesh Chand and Ashish Lamichhane. They had made transaction of Rs 741.3 million in betting, shared KC. Police seized Rs 3.7 million from Ashish.

Different materials including laptop, mobile and SIM cards were also impounded from them. The Office made public them along with the impounded goods.


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