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One more medical officer arrested on charges of fake certificate

Published Date : August 12, 2023

Kathmandu: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested one more person on the charge of obtaining fake academic certificate to become a doctor.

According to Spokesperson of the CIB and Superintendent of Police (SP), police apprehended Poonam Thapa from Kathmandu on Friday.

The CIB has launched a special operation against those preparing fake academic certificates. With this, the number of accused in the scam has reached eight so far including Nepali Congress’ parliamentarian Dr Sunil Sharma.

However, the district court ordered to release MP Sharma immediately.

Meanwhile, police nabbed a woman on the charge of fraud. Kamala Devi Shrestha, 55, residing at Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City-9 in Sunsari district, was arrested for duping people through social networking sites.

A team of police deployed by the Kathmandu Valley Crime Investigation Office held Shrestha on the charge of fraud. Shrestha had asked the victim to send Rs 92,000 to pay as a customer fee for the gifts to be sent from the UK. The woman, according to the complaint filed by the victim, had claimed to be the citizen of the UK while communicating with the victim through social networking site.

According to the Kathmandu Valley Crime Investigation Office’s Spokesperson and SP Ravindra Regmi, the accused has been brought to the Office for further investigation.

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