Kathmandu, Aug 30: Police have busted eight persons with cash amounting to Rs 17.23 million from various places of Kathmandu Valley for their alleged involvement in evading tax by running unlawful money transfer business (hundi).
Among the arrested are an Indian national Pawan Kumar Agrawal, proprietor of Anu Trading based in New Road with Rs 6.35 million, Govinda Man Shrestha, proprietor of Bindeswori Bag and Readymade Industry based in Pyunkha with Rs 1 million, Indian Currency 100,000 and 49 cheques of different banks and Kumar Rai of Chaughada, Nuwakot with Rs 1.8 million.
Also busted are Nirdosh Prasain, proprietor of Mai Pathivara Traders based in Kathmandu Metropolitan City-24 with Rs 3.7 million, Rajan Poudel of Barhabise, Sindhupalchowk who is also working on the same Traders with Rs 3.25 million, Dal Bahadur Tamang of Pritika, Ramechhap with Rs 1.15 million, Amit Kharel of Rajgadh, Jhapa with Rs 1.2 million and Rohit Dulal of Damak, Jhapa with Rs 516,000.
Police said that all eight accused were sent to the Department of Revenue Investigation in Pulchowk, Lalitpur on Monday for further action. RSS