KATHMANDU — Popular Nepali film action director and film producer Rajendra Khadgi has been arrested on the charge of human trafficking.
A team of Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested Khadgi from Thamel of the Capital on Thursday, according to CIB spokesperson Jivan Shrestha.
Shreastha said that Khagdi has been remanded to five days in custody for investigation.
The CIB started investigation against Khadgi based on the information that he has taken 11 people to South Korea on the pretext of making documentary and staging cultural shows and left them there.
According to a CIB investigation, Khadgi had collected Rs 1 to 1.5 million each from the 11 persons to take them to South Korea.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.