37 Bangladeshi citizens arrested from Kathmandu

Published On: February 5, 2017 09:40 PM NPT By: Deepak Kharel

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Police have arrested 37 Bangladeshis citizens who had been living in different places of Kathmandu changing their identity.

Police held them while raiding textile industries of Thamel, Naya Bazaar and Dhalku areas.

A police team deployed from Metropolitan Police Circle, Lainchaur arrested 15 people from Chamati, eight from Dhalku, 12 from Naya bazaar and two from Thamel.

Chief DSP Somendra Singh Rathore nabbed 37 Banglaeshi citizens who were involved in hosiery industries operated by Nepalis.

According to him some of those arrested were staying in Nepal for four years and some just arrived on Friday.

DSP Rathore said, ‘‘an initial investigation showed that they came to Nepal through illegal ways and were planning to go to Europe along with gulf countries.’’

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