Trio held for suspicious transactions of foreign currencies

KATHMANDU: Police on Monday arrested two money exchange company operators and a staffer from Gaushala of the Capital after finding their transactions of foreign currencies 'suspicious'.

A team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Circle, Gaushala, arrested Madan Katuwal (42), a resident of Kadhandumwa-4 of Jhapa district and his staffer Nara Bahadur Kadariya (25), a resident of Sanimati-2 of Jhapa district.

Katuwal is operator of Gaushala Money Changer at Gaushala Chok, KMC-9.

Likewise, police also nabbed Raj Kumar KC, operator of the nearby Anumati Money Transfer.

Police said they seized a computer, various files, Rs 1.46 million, USD 120 froom Katuwal's office while Rs 1.02 million and Malaysian Ringgit 200 from KC.

The trio have been sent to the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, for further investigation and action.