Kathmandu, Sept 8: One more person has been arrested for his connection with the recent gold scam. A team of the Department of Revenue Investigation had on July 19 seized 60.716 kg gold from Tribhuvan International Airport.
Shiva Kumar Sarraf of Bara district has been arrested, said Deputy Inspector General of Police, Kuber Kadayat. A team of the Central Investigation Bureau arrested Sarraf on Thursday night.
With this, number of people arrested in the connection to the gold scam has reached 27, said police.
Police have made public a person arrested on the charge of his involvement in cheating Rs 1.095 million sending a fake receipt through online.
He is Sushan Ghimire, 22, of Godavari municipality-7 in Lalitpur, currently living at Gothatar of Kathmandu, said Spokesperson of the Kathmandu Valley Crime Investigation Office, Minbhawan, Superintendent of Police Rabindra Regmi.
Ghimire has been sent to the District Police Range, Teku, for further investigation into the case.