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6 Including Loot movie producer Wagle arrested with fake Nepali currency

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KATHAMANDU — The Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu has arrested six people including Madhav Wagle, producer of most popular Nepali movie ‘Loot’, with fake Nepali currency worth Rs 20.52 million on Wednesday.

A police team deployed from the Range, has arrested Wagle with the fake notes from his room in Chardhunga, KMC-1. He is also the owner of Princes Movies Pvt. Ltd.

Walge is producer of popular Nepali movises such as Loot 2, First Love, Resham Filili among others. Arrested Wagle,however, said that fake Nepali notes were printed for his upcoming movie Changa Chet.

Other arrestees have been identified as Sujit Tamang, 24, and Sajan Tamang, 19, of Sindhuli, presently living at Lubhu, Lalitpur; Mahendra Bogati, 24, of Surkhet, currently residing in Kathmandu; Prakash Subedi of Dhading and currently residing at Chabahil and Bikesh Napit; owner of Bholebaba Printing Press, of Bhaktapur-8.

They were arrested from various places of the Kathmandu Valley on Tuesday and Wednesday. Police made public the fake notes by organising a press conference in the Capital this afternoon.

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Police confiscated Rs 26.63 million from their possession, SSP Bishwa Raj Pokhrel, Chief at the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, said.

According to a preliminary investigation, Bogati had gone to Sumadhur Café in Mitranagar, KMC-26 to have lunch on Tuesday.

The café owner informed the Metropolitan Police Circle, Gongabu, after Bogati used a fake note to pay his bill. Later, police recovered Rs 120,000 fake notes from his possession.

Based on his information, police raided the rooms of Sujit and Sajan and recovered Rs 743,000. During the investigation, police carried out a raid at the room of Wagle and recovered Rs 20.52 million. The confiscated notes were in denomination of Rs 1000.

While searching for the fake notes printing press, police apprehended Prakash Subedi, owner of Bagbazaar-based Nawajyoti Printing Press and Bikesh Napit, owner of Jaya Bholebaba Printing Press.

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Govt will run for full five years: Dahal





KATHMANDU — Nepal Communist Party’s Co-chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has reiterated that the incumbent government will run for full five years.

Speaking at a program organised by Nepal National Industry Trade Association to mark its 12th anniversary in Kathmandu on Thursday, former Prime Minister Dahal added that the government would run for five years comfortably as it has received the public mandate for the same adding that era of unstable government went away after the unification of two major communist forces.

Chair Dahal argued that they will not miss the opportunity to lead nation on the way to prosperity as the communist party has got a majority in federal, provincial and local levels.

On another note, chair Dahal shared that the government policy and program have paved a clear way for the development targeting upcoming five years.

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He added that the budget will focus on infrastructure development and social sector.
Saying the unity is above power accumulation to stabilize politics, he said no force would intervene and make the unity fall apart.

Referring to the main opposition Nepali Congress attending the all-party meeting held in Baluwatar on Wednesday saying reportedly the unification would help stabilize politics and bring development, he urged all to work for the economic development of the country.

“Independent and self-reliant economy will lead the country towards prosperity. To that end, foreign investment, skills and technologies are also needed,” he said.

UML General Secretary Bishnu Poudel said new doors of opportunities have been opened in the country with the beginning of political stability.

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