Indian national arrested in Nepal for illegally carrying over Nepali Rupees 1.4 cr


Kathmandu: Two persons, including an Indian national, have been arrested for illegally possessing over 1.4 crores of Nepali Rupees from Nepal's Kathmandu district, police said on Monday.

Amit Kumar Gupta (30) a resident of Gorakhpur, India, and Sangam Tharu (22) from Kapilvastu district, were arrested by a police team from Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Circle.

The police found over 1.47 crores of Nepali Rupees inside their car and arrested the duo, during a regular security check.

The currency notes were found, hidden in three bags in the car. The police have initiated an investigation into the matter, police said. (PTI)