Refugees arrested for forgery
Five people including an a former camp secretary have been arrested for attempting to process non Bhutanese for the resettlement
The Police raided a hotel at Damak 11 and rounded up two refugees and three Nepali nationals yesterday night. Those arrested refugees include Deo Raj Pradhan,the former secretary of Beldangi II and Makar Bahadur Gurung of the same camp.
According to police, Makar Bahadur Gurung was making fake documents to process Rudra Bahadur Gurung and Deependra Pradhan of Pakhrinbas 3, Dhankuta ,and Uttam Gurung of Kathmandu for their resettlement in a refugee quota. The forgery was arranged by Deo Raj Pradhan.
The fraud is punishable with at least 10 years of imprisonment according to Muluki Ain(land act) of Nepal.