ITAHARI — Police have busted a fraud racket involved in intoxicating the people before robbing them off gold jewelry.
Santosh Shrestha, 49, and Raj Kumar Shrestha, 40, from Urlabari and Sanju Sharma, 20, of Babiya in Sunsari were arrested by the Area Police Office, Itahari for cheating more than a dozen people at different times in Itahari, Dharan and Damak, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Om Prasad Sharma, briefed at a press conference.
The DSP said the three have confessed to the crime and the police have confiscated the fake gold jewellery used by the racket in the stealing the real jewellery.
The arrestees will be tried under the theft and fraud offences Act. Half a dozen victims have already identified the three as the same persons who had swindled them.
NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs
KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.
A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.
The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.
Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.
NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.
Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.Follow @gorkhapost