2 detained with Rs 14 lakh from Samakhusi area

KATHMANDU: Police on Friday night reportedly detained two persons in illegal possession of Rs 1.4 million cash from Rehdon Bridge in Samakhusi area of Kathmandu.

A team deployed from the Ranibari-based Metropolitan Police Beat reportedly arrested Kiran Bhattarai and Sagar Lamsal, both the residents of Dhading district during a security check last night.

The source, and purpose of transporting the money are yet to be ascertained, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Dipak Bohara.

Police however suspected that the amount was received through Hundi business, which is illegal in Nepal.

Meanwhile, the investigation into the case is underway, said the DSP.