KATHMANDU — Police have arrested 12 fake examinees attending the written examinations administered by the Public Service Commission for various positions in the Nepal Army from two exams centers on Saturday.
Eleven fake examinees were arrested from CIT College in Koteshwor where as one was arrested from Ratna Rajya Campus in Pradarshanimarg, according to Metropolitan Police Range, New Baneshwor.
The arrestees including four women and eight men were found to be taking the examinations for other candidates, said senior SP Bishwa Raj Pokharel at Metropolitan Police Range.
The arrestees have been identified as Kabita Shrestha of Kathmandu, Janaki Majhi, Manisha Bista and Samip Rokaya of Kailali, Samjhana Magar of Dolakha, Gopal Dhakal of Bhojpur, Prakash Bhandari and Gautam Rana of Bardiya, Lochan Wagle of Kaski, Mohit Bhandari of Gulmi and Sudip Karki and Dibas Karki of Dolakha.
They were arrested in coordination with Nepal Army and Public Service Commission. They have been kept at Metropolitan Police Circle in Baneshwor for further investigation.
NA has claimed this was the first time fake examinees were arrested from exams conducted by it. The exam was conducted to fulfill the vacant private position in NA.
176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border
KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.
On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.
The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.
Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.
The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.
The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.
Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.