10 Indians arrested for obtaining Nepali citizenship using false documents

KATHMANDU: Police on Sunday arrested 10 Indian nationals on the charge of taking Nepali citizenship cards by producing false documents.

The arrestees have been identified as Bharat Prasad Gupta (55), Rahul Gupta (30),  Gyanmati Devi Gupta (50), Gopal Gupta (39), Ram Sundar Gupta (44),  Ram Prabesh Gupta (43), Bharat Gupta (46), Snehalata Gupta(42), Mindevi Gupta (49) and Rajesh Kumar Gupta (52) all from Bihar in India.

A team from the Kathmandu Valley Crime Investigation Office, Minbhawan, apprehended them from various parts of Kathmandu Valley.

The detainees were made public by the police amid a press conference this afternoon.

According to the Senior Superintendent of Police Manoj KC, they had obtained Nepali citizenship certificates on different dates from the district administration offices, Rupandehi, Bara and Parsa by producing fake documents.

Police also seized Nepal citizenship cards, and voter identity cards, Indian passports and Aadhar cards from them, KC said.


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