Agent imposter nabbed in Udayapur

GAIGHAT, UDAYAPUR: A man who feigned himself as an agent and swindled several individuals out of fortune has been arrested in Udayapur district.

Police reportedly arrested the fake agent Suppa Tamang (35) of the district, who lured people promising to send them to various countries including the US.

The Udayapur District Police Office said that Tamang was cheating the locals of Triyuga municipality in the district, recently.

He took Rs 35,000 in advance from Sanu Shretha assuring him of sending his son-in-law to the US.

With growing suspicion, Shrestha lodged a complaint at the District Police Office, subsequently, the police investigation revealed that he was an imposter, said Inspector Devi Prasad Phago at the Udayapur DPO.

Fake identity cards as the resident of Washington DC in the US; employee of Tara Airlines, and residential permit of different countries were seized from the possession of Tamang, said the police.

Further investigation was underway seeking action against him.