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Man arrested with counterfeit currencies

2021 Oct 28, 13:07, Kathmandu

Mahottari police have arrested a person in possession of fake Nepali and Indian currencies worth over Rs 1.3 million. The arrestee has been identified as Sukan Mahato of Gaushala Municipality-9.

A team from the Area Police Office, Gaushala confiscated the counterfeit currencies (around Rs 900,000 Nepali currencies and approximately IRs 300,000) from an apartment of Mahato in Gaushala Bazaar.

A police complaint filed by a farmer on suspicion of counterfeit money to whom Mahato had bought vegetables led to his arrest. Following this, the police team raided the apartment and seized fake currencies, said the police office.

Investigations are underway to find whether or not all money seized are counterfeit, said Inspector Bishnu Pradip Basyal. 


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