Police searching for other persons in fake Bhutanese refugees scam

Kathmandu, May 6:  Police have continued its search for other people involved in fake Bhutanese refugee scam. It may be believed that a group of people had involved in cheating millions of rupees from the people in the name of sending them to the USA in false Bhutanese refugees.     

A team has been mobilized for the search and investigation after the accused with arrest demand remained out of contact, according to the District Police Office, Kathmandu. CPN (UML) Secretary and former Energy Minister, Top Bahadur Rayamajhi with arrest warrant is out of police contact. Police have not been able to get any information about Niraj Rai also, son of Indrajit Rai, security advisor to then Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa.

Superintendent of Police at the Range, Sitaram Rijal said that search and investigation into 10-11 accused was underway by arresting eight people so far. Thapa’s Security Advisor, Indrajit, then Home Secretary Tek Narayan Pandey, Sandeep Rayamajhi, Keshav Dulal, Sanu Bhandari, Tanka Gurung, Sandesh Sharma Pokhrel and Sagar Thulung have already been arrested.

The District Police Range has been carrying out investigation into the incident as an organized crime. 106 victims have filed complaints in the scam until now.

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