Four held for running hundi racket

Birgunj, February 11

Police have arrested four persons for their involvement in carrying out illegal transactions (hundi) from Birgunj in Parsa today.

The accused were arrested following a raid at Dakshinakali Auto Parts Suppliers in Birgunj. A huge cache of money and cheque books of different banks were seized in the raid.

The accused have been identified as Ritesh Kumar Gupta Agrawal of Raxaul, India; Rajeshwor Rauniyar of Birgunj-16; and Bimit Agrawal and Manoj Patel of Birgunj-8, according to District Police Office, Parsa.

The raid led to seizure of Rs 5.5 million and 77,740 rupees in Indian currency along with cheque books of Apex Development Bank, Global IME Bank and Jyoti Development Bank. “Various documents including bills, registers, ledger books and six mobile sets were seized,” said Parsa Police Chief SP Ganesh Regmi.

DSP Rajan Limbu said  Dakshinakali Auto Parts Suppliers was operating illegal financial transactions from various cities of India, including Raxaul in the name of supplying auto parts.