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’.
“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.Follow @gorkhapost
Provincial members take oath of office and secrecy
KATHMANDU — Provincial governors of six provinces, except Province 7, have administered oath of office and secrecy to elected members of Provincial Assembly on Sunday.
The governor of Province 7, Mohan Raj Malla, will be administering the oath to Provincial Assembly members at around 2:30 PM at the Kailali District Coordination Committee Hall today itself.
While the swearing-in ceremony was scheduled for 1 PM today, there has been a delay after Malla had to travel by road after his flight got delayed.
The swearing was held as per the constitution.
The Provincial Chiefs administered the oath to the senior most member of the provincial assembly followed by the latter administering the oath to the remaining members of the House.
Earlier on January 19, the newly appointed governors of the seven provinces took oath of office and secrecy from President Bidhya Devi Bhandari at Shital Niwas.
Then Election Commission had submitted the list of candidates elected to the provincial assemblies to the seven governors soon after they took their oath from the President.Follow @gorkhapost