Former lawmaker Yadav, RJP-N leader Mandal held for forgery

- ABADHESH KUMAR JHA, RAJBIRAJ

Apr 19, 2019-

Saptari police has arrested BP Yadav, former lawmaker of then Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Nepal, and Hari Narayan Mandal, central member of Rastriya Janata Partyp-Nepal, in a forgery case.

Yadav and Mandal were arrested on Thursday on charges of forging government stamps and documents, and forming a fake consumer committee to receive government budget.

Superintendent of Police Rajendra Bista said Yadav and Mandal were taken into custody after investigation found that the duo was involved in forging government documents and stamps. Bista and Yadav had also formed a fake consumer committee to mobilise

Rs 2.5 million budget issued by the Physical Infrastructure Development Ministry in Province 2.

Police said they had forged letter pads and stamps of Krishnasawaran Rural Municipality with the intent of misappropriating the budget.The District Court has remanded Yadav and Mandal to judicial custody pending further investigation. Police suspect that some employees of Siraha Infrastructures Development Division Office might have helped Yadav and Mandal. SP Bista said police were investigating the possible involvement of other individuals in the case.

Published: 19-04-2019 12:17

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