Police make public seized fake certificates forged by Chetan Raj Giri, Vice-President of the Nepal International Taekwondo Federation (ITF), who was arrested in swindling charges, at the Metropolitan Police Crime Division, in Kathmandu, on Thursday, June 9, 2016. Photo: MPCD
KATHMANDU: Police on Wednesday apprehended Vice-President of the Nepal International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) on charge of swindling two persons of Rs 360,000, assuring them that he would send them to South Korea. The suspect has been identified as Chetan Raj Giri (44) of Chandan Nath Municipality, Jumla district. Police said that Giri had taken Rs 100,000 and 260,000 from Tek Prasad Lamgade and Deepak Sunar of Myagdi respectively with promises to send them to Korea by making fake identity cards of the ITF. Based on complaints filed by the victims, a police team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD) arrested him from Tripureshwor of the Capital. The MPCD said that Giri has been sent to the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, for investigation. He had also worked as a referee in the Taekwondo World Cup held in New Zealand, England, China and Canada, police said.