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.Follow @gorkhapost
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A meeting of the NOC held today reduced the prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 2 per litre each. With the adjusted price list, petrol shall cost Rs 112 per litre while diesel and kerosene will be available at Rs 99 per litre, NOC spokesperson Birendra Goit shared.Follow @gorkhapost