Four arrested for Rs 190 million fraud

Published On: November 10, 2021 01:20 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: As many as four people have been arrested for document forgery by the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police. They are accused of forging official documents to prove ownership over 12 bighas of land in Bara, and to take a loan of Rs 190 million from a bank. The land belongs to Singer Yogeshwar Amatya.

Police have arrested four people including an employee of Kumari Bank for their involvement in the fraud. According to the police, the name of the employee is Sonu Thakur, who worked as a junior assistant at the bank’s branch in Parsa. The others have been identified to be Rajeshwar Chaurasiya, Muktinath Gautam and Yash Kumar Maharjan. 

Gautam and Maharjan are operators of Beniyal Trading Company, located at Koteshwar. Among the four culprits, three were arrested a few days ago from Kathmandu by the CIB. Chaurasiya was arrested on Tuesday. The CIB had arrested the four after finding out that they had taken a loan from Kumari Bank’s branch in New Road by showing fake documents.


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