KATHMANDU,  May 26: The case of the fake Bhutanese refugee scam is in the bench of Judge Prem Prasad Neupane. Five cases related to the fake refugee scam filed in the Kathmandu District Court have been brought to the bench of Judge Neupane in the bench no 25.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The Human Rights and Peace Society (HURPES) has launched sit-in protests in 46 places in 22 districts across the country on Wednesday, demanding action against those involved in the fake Bhutanese refugee scam.

KATHMANDU, May 23: The Kathmandu District Court has extended the police custody of 16 people arrested in the fake Bhutanese refugees scam for two more days.

KATHMANDU, May 22: So far, 113 people have come in contact with the police saying that they are the victims of the fake Bhutanese refugees scam. A total of 22 complaints have been registered on behalf of the victims as of May 22.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Police have arrested the chairman of Nepal Hajj Committee, Shamsher Miya, in connection with the ongoing investigation into the fake Bhutanese refugee scam. A police source said that Miya was arrested from Kathmandu on Thursday and further investigation is underway.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Permission has been granted to detain Top Bahadur Rayamajhi, who was arrested for his alleged involvement in the fake Bhutanese refugee scam, for a period of three days for the necessary investigations.

KATHMANDU, May 11: After arresting former home minister Bal Krishna Khand in connection with the fake Bhutanese refugee scam, the police have intensified their investigation “to find other links”. Sources said that the police investigation is focused on finding out whether there was a financial transaction involving Khand with the gang of con men who took Nepali citizens as Bhutanese refugees to America.