Kathmandu: One Pakistani national was among six persons arrested on Friday in Nepal for their involvement in a major fake currency racket and Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs 10 million were seized from them.
Pakistani national Nadin Mohmad and his five Nepalese accomplices were arrested from the famous tourist hub of Thamel, four kilometers from Kathmandu, police said today.
Rs 10 million fake Indian currency notes with Rs 500 denomination were seized from them, they said.
"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.