Three arrested with machine used for printing fake currency notes

KATHMANDU: Nepal Police have arrested three persons along with equipment used for printing fake currency bills, from Nayabasti, Gokarneshwar Municipality-6 today morning.

A police team from the Metropolitan Police Circle Bouddha arrested Rajan Pariyar (26), Santosh Nepali (35) and Mahendra Nepali (21) of Dolakaha Mailung Municipality-7 with the device.

The trio was arrested red-handed while printing fake notes in a rented apartment, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Circle Bouddha, Deputy Superintendent Ramesh Singh said.

Police confiscated 34 units of Rs 1,000 denomination fake currency notes, a photocopy machine used for printing the fake notes, one CPU, one computer monitor, one camera, four pairs of scissors, four glue sticks, 142 units of large size paper and 149 units of small size paper from their rented apartment.

Metropolitan Police Circle Bouddha said that investigation on the amount and the number of fake currency notes printed so far is ongoing.