Three youths arrested with Rs 6.3 million illegal money
KATHMANDU: Three people have been held with Rs 6.3 million without legal source in the last five days.
Deputy Superintendent at the District Police Office, Prakash Bista said two youths were arrested along with Rs 5.5 million illegal money last Sunday while a next one has been held in possession of around Rs 800 thousand illegal money on Wednesday.
Those arrested on Sunday are Dhiraj Kumar Yadav (20) and Ramesh Kumar Sahani (18) of Chepkat, Aurahi Municipality-2. They were arrested from Aurahi on the Jaleshwor-Bardibas road section.
Police arrested them out of suspicion as they were carrying a black bag riding a bike. They were heading towards India and police found Rs 5.5 million inside the bag after a search.
The duo, along with the amount, were handed over to the Jaleshwor Customs Office after they could not disclose the source of the money.
Similarly, police arrested Birendra Kumar Das (20) of Aurahi Municipality-5 along with Rs 791 thousand without a legal source as he entered Nepal from India last night. RSS