Two arrested with counterfeit notes

Published On: January 31, 2021 09:39 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Police have arrested two persons from Puincha in Belauri municipality-8 in possession of fake Nepali currency. The arrest was made by the Armed Police Force on Saturday evening.

Those arrested have been identified as Sanjaya Rana, 23, and Indra Singh Rana, 22, of Laljhadi rural municipality-1, according to the Superintendent of Police Birendra Bahadur Aiyer. 

Police confiscated five notes of 1,000 denomination and 200 sheets of paper used to make counterfeit notes from them.

A team from the APF border outpost in Puincha, led by assistant sub-inspector Keshav Bahadur Chand arrested the individuals. 

The police said that investigation is ongoing.

(With inputs from RSS) 


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