Pokhara—District Police Office Kaski made public fraudsters Dev Kumari Bhujel, 38, and her husband Lakchhe Bahadur Thapa in Pokhara today. Dev and her husband were absconding since August 30 with 50 million rupees of loans taken from various persons.
With huge amount of money, as they went disappeared, lenders had filed complaints against fugitive in DPO Kaski. Then police also was deployed in search of them. Luckily, some lenders along with a joint team of police from Pokhara and Kathmandu traced the location of accused and arrested them from Kathmandu to take them back to Pokhara. They were arrested on Thursday evening from rented rooms of Kathmandu Metropolitan City- 23, Manjushree.
Organizing a press conference today, DPO Kaski made public them and informed about whole the story behind the case. According to DPO Kaski Chief SP Ashok Singh, some 48 lenders filed complaints against Bhujel and Thapa in his office. I guess more complaints would be filed against them, Singh told reporters in press conference. As accused family fled Pokhara and lived in Jasideval nearby New Road shoes that they have preplanned to leave Pokhara with the money of the public.
It had been guessed that Bhujel and Thapa might have gone to India to hid themselves and the lenders also have very little of their nabbing but the things didn’t go like that. The origin of absconding family is Phedikhola Rural Municipality- 2 Bhatkhola of Syangja and they have been living in Swagat Nagar Chauthe of Pokhare Lekhnath Metropolitan City- 14 for years. Dev was in real estate business and showing her business and luxuries vehicles, she remained succeed to borrowing the money from dozens of people.