Kathmandu : Police have arrested two persons with fake Nepali notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000.
A team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Circle, Kalimati, arrested Gan Bahadur Lopchan ‘Raju’ and Nita Tamang ‘Maya’ of Rautahat. The police had chased person carrying fake notes on the basis of a tip-off.
Nine notes at the rate of Rs 500 were recovered from Kalanki. A search of his residence in Kirtipur turned up 49 counterfeit notes at the rate of Rs 1,000 and 56 counterfeit notes at the rate of Rs 500.
According to SP Ramesh Basnet of Kathmandu Metropolitan Police , the raw material and printer used to make the security thread used in the note was recovered from the room.