KATHMANDU — Metropolitan Police Crime Division, Teku has arrested a gang of four fake policemen on charges of doing fake raids in various stores and shops on Sunday.
The fake police gangs used to undermine shopkeepers and collect ransom from them, according to police. The gang was active in Kalanki, New Baneshwor, Samakhushi, Thamel zones, among others.
The four-member gang was led by Top Bahadur Kunwar also known as Deepak, 55 of Gwadi-8 of Gulmi, informed SP Sahakul Bahadur Thapa, spokesperson of the division.
Other members of the gang are Govinda Chaulagain, 40, Chauri VDC of Kavre, Nim Bahadur Kunwar, 50, Bijuli-9 of Pyuthan and Sunil Chaudhary, 28, Biratnagar-6 of Morang district, Thapa said. Of them Chaudhary was found involved in the preparing identity cards and other documents required to carry out police raids.
Following a tipoff from a special source, a squad deployed from the division had arrested the gang red-handed while they were conducting a fake raid.
Kunwar was acting as a deputy superintendent of police, Chaulagain as an inspector and Nim Bahadur was posing as a sub-inspector. Police seized Indian Rs 16,500 and NRS 60,000 from their possession, police said.Follow @gorkhapost
‘C’ Division League Football tournament set for February
KATHMANDU— The Martyrs Memorial ‘C’ Division League Football Championship is set to take place in the third week of February 2019.
On Thursday the meeting held between the representatives of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and ‘C’ Division clubs at ANFA Complex in Satdobato, Lalitpur set the date for the tournament, shared ANFA Spokesperson Kiran Rai.
League Director Sanjeeb Mishra said, “The ANFA and Club’s representatives have agreed to conduct the competition in the final week of February (second week of Falgun). We will finalize the specific date for the tournament in near future”.
Eleven ‘C’ Division clubs will take part in the Division League.Follow @gorkhapost