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Former ANFA Gen Secy Shahi arrested on fraud charge

KATHMANDU — Former General Secretary of All Nepal Football Association and Chairperson of Nepal Ice Hockey Association Lok Bahadur Shahi has been arrested by the Metropolitan Crime Division on Thursday for duping Rs 10 million from various people.

A team deployed from MPCD arrested Shahi from Kathmandu after receivisn the complaints against him from different people, said SSP Dinesh Amatya.

Shahi, who is also the former goalkeeper of national football team, has been accused of taking money from more than 25 people assuring them of sending to Canada through an organization called ‘Sports for All’.

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“Some of the victims have provided us the receipt provided by Shahi. We can see he had collected Rs 500,000 to Rs 700,000 from an individual telling them he would send them Canada,” said SSP Amatya.

SSP Amatya said that the number of complaints may increase after they came to know that police is taking action against Shahi.