Pakistani, Azerbaijani nationals arrested for cheating Nepalis

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Kathmandu: Police have arrested a Pakistani and an Azerbaijani national on charge of their involvement in cheating Nepali people by promising overseas jobs by showing fake documents. A team from Kathmandu Valley Crime Investigation Office arrested Nazir Mohammad, 51, of Rawalpindi of Pakistan, currently living in Thamel, and Ishail Hussenil, 31, of Azerbaijan, currently living in Thamel, said Office Spokesperson and Superintendent of Police, Rabindra Regmi.

The special team deputed from the office arrested both of them from Thamel. They used to cheat the people taking them into confidence showing fake documents including work permit in order to send them to different countries including the Czech Republic, Norway, Poland and Portugal for overseas employment. In course of investigation, both of them were found taking 1,000 US dollar per person showing fake offer letter, work permit and visa. As per the preliminary investigation, they had cheated eight million rupees in this manner. Both of them have been sent to the District Police Range, Teku, for further investigation, Regmi said.