Fake silver seized

KATHMANDU: Police on Thursday arrested a person with 15 kilograms fake silver from Dhumbarahi, Kathmandu.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Umesh Lamsal, in-charge at Maharajgunj-based Metropolitan Police Circle, said Raj Sapkota, a permanent resident of Dhading was found possessing the fake silver during the security check.

Sapkota is the owner of Tilahari Jewellers at Imadol of Mahalaxmi Municipality-11.

The suspect was planning to sell the fake metal to someone. He has been kept in the custody for further investigation, DSP Lamsal said.