7 hundi operators nabbed with Rs 5.1 million

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jun 5, 2018-

Sleuths deployed from the Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD) recently arrested seven persons for allegedly running the illegal business of hundi (transfer of money through illegal channels) from various places of Kathmandu Valley.

The arrestees have been identified as Rahul Agrawal, owner of Nepal Overseas Marketing Pvt. Ltd at Kichhapokhari, Raj Kumar Shrestha, owner of Elite Business Pvt. Ltd at New Road, Shiva Kumar Sangtani, owner of Sagtani Traders at New Road, Arun Sawarthiya and Rabindra Chokhani, owners of Purna Laxmi Enterprises at Kichhapokhari and Raj Kumar Sighanchi and Jagdish Rana Sariya, owners of Sell and Sign Marketing. Among the detainees, five are Indian citizens.

Police said that they confiscated Rs 5,104,500 in cash and bank cheques of face value Rs 35,673,597 from their possession.

According to the MPCD, the arrestees have been found indulged in operating wholesale business in Nepal by bringing products from India and China and illegal business of hundi parallelly.

SP Narendra Shrestha said that the arrestees have been handed over to the Revenue Investigation Department for investigation.


Published: 05-06-2018 20:23

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