UML Secretary Top Bahadur Rayamajhi arrested

KATHMANDU: CPN (UML) Secretary and former Deputy Prime Minister Top Bahadur Rayamajhi, who was absconding after an arrest warrant by Nepal Police, has been arrested from Budhanilkantha of Kathmandu on Sunday evening, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Narayan Kaji Shrestha’s press coordinator Kamal Giri.

Rayamajhi has been arrested for his alleged role in a fraud of millions of rupees by duping Nepali citizens with the promises of sending them to the United States in the cover of Bhutanese refugees.

Earlier, Indrajit Rai, the advisor to former Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, was arrested on the charge of his involvement in the scam.

Police have already made high-profile arrests over their alleged connections to the scam.

So far 13 people have been arrested over the scam. RSS

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