Five arrested with Rs. 39 million unsourced money

Police have arrested a Nepali and four Chinese nationals along with almost Rs 39 million in cash, without declared source for it.

A team of police personnel from Police Range, Nagdhunga, and Narcotics Control Bureau held those individuals as they were transporting the money to Kathmandu from Nuwakot by hiding in two plastic bags.

The arrestees are 44-year-old Phul Bahadur Gurung of Bidur Municipality-8 in Nuwakot and Chinese nationals Auang Zaiking, 50, Zhan Too, 49, Meng Yun Shun, 31, and Maujian Hua, 26.

Spokesperson of District Police Range Kathmandu Superintendent of Police Dinesh Raj Mainali said they were arrested based on a tipoff while coming to Kathmandu along with the amount.

All those arrested have been sent to the Anti-Money Laundering Department for further investigation and actions, Mainali said. (RSS),