Police arrest man in possession of Rs 7 million without legal source

Published On: December 5, 2021 05:09 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The Kathmandu police have arrested a person with approximately Rs 7 million, the legal source of which has not been verified yet. 

A joint team from the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu and the Metropolitan Police Circle, Durbarmarga, acting on a tip off, raided a clothing shop at Durbarmarg and arrested its manager Hirosi Khanal in possession of amounts totaling Rs 6.905 million, said Superintendent of Police Dinesh Raj Mainali, spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu. The arrest was made on Saturday night. The shop sells clothes of the ‘Being Human’ brand.

The amounts- Rs 4.9 million in denomination of Rs 1,000, Rs 2.05 million in denomination of Rs 500 — were packed in a blue bag, he said. The arrestee has been sent to the Department of Money Laundering Investigation, Pulchowk, for further investigation, according to the police.



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