Nepal Police seize Rs 9.8 million, arrest two suspects in Durbarmarg

KATHMANDU: In a significant crackdown on suspected illicit activities, police in Kathmandu arrested two individuals with a staggering amount of Rs 9.8 million on Friday. The arrests were made in the bustling area of Durbarmarg, raising concerns over potential illegal transactions.

According to SSP Sanuram Bhattarai, Head of the Kathmandu Valley Crime Investigation Office, the arrests took place when authorities intercepted the suspects near Jai Nepal Hall. Both individuals, hailing from Butwal in Rupandehi, were apprehended while traveling in a vehicle, their possession laden with the substantial cash amount.

The source of the seized amount remains shrouded in mystery, as authorities have yet to establish a legitimate origin. Suspicions have been raised regarding the involvement of the apprehended individuals in the gold business, prompting further investigation into their activities and connections.

The substantial sum of money confiscated underscores the gravity of the situation, with law enforcement agencies intensifying efforts to unravel any potential illicit networks operating within the region. The arrests serve as a stark reminder of the ongoing battle against financial crimes and illicit activities, emphasizing the need for vigilant monitoring and enforcement measures.

As investigations proceed, authorities remain committed to upholding the rule of law and ensuring that perpetrators of illicit activities are brought to justice. The apprehension of the two suspects marks a significant step in combating financial crimes and safeguarding the integrity of the financial system.

Further details regarding the nature of the arrests and any additional findings from the ongoing investigation are expected to emerge in the coming days, shedding light on the broader implications of the case and the extent of illicit activities within the region.

Fiscal Nepal |
Friday May 10, 2024, 02:16:50 PM |

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