HETAUDA — Police on Thursday arrested two persons with fake Indian currency from a hotel in Hetaunda of Makawanpur district.
The suspects have been identified as Krishna Bahadur Pulami of Hetaunda Sub-Metropolitan City-7 of Makawanpur and Birendra Chaudhary from Madhabini VDC-3 of Sarlahi district.
The duo were caught red-handed while Pulami was bargaining to acquire the fake banknotes from Chaudhary, according to the Makawanpur District Police Office spokesperson DSP Bam Dev Gautam.
Police also seized the banknotes of Rs 400,000 face value in Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denominations, each denomination making the value of Rs 200,000.
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”.