Kathmandu : Police have arrested a man who swindled a large amount of money by promising to send him to Canada. Among the arrested is a 21 year old Prajin Adhikari living in New Baneshwor, Kathmandu.
Adhikari had absconded after taking Rs 1.7 million from Yamuna Basnet of Sarlahi Lalbandi saying that he would send her to Canada on working visa to work in a good company. According to Metropolitan Crime Branch Superintendent of Police Krishna Prasad Koirala, the officer was arrested from Dahalgaun in Kavre on Asar 17.
The police investigation has revealed that the officer cheated not only Yamuna Basnet but also other people. He has so far defrauded more than Rs 15 million, according to police. Authorities have sent the metropolitan campus to Kathmandu for further investigation.
Police have also requested to contact the department if there are other victims who have been cheated by the Adhikari.