Proxy war: Pakistani arrested with 10 million fake Indian currency in Nepal


A Pakistani national and five Nepalese men from a major fake currency racket were arrested today by Nepal Police who also seized fake Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs 10 million.

They were nabbed from the famous tourist hub of Thamel, four kilometres from Kathmandu, and seized Rs 10 million fake Indian currency notes with Rs 500 denomination, police said.

Those who were arrested were Pakistani national Nadin Mohmad and five Nepali nationals.

“We have been successful in arresting them after following them for a long time. The gang were involved in printing and supplying fake Indian notes, “ said an official of the investigation team.

They are believed to be members of a big gang involved in the fake currency racket, the police said.

Necessary legal action is being initiated against them by taking them into custody.