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CIB presents SSP Khatri before Kathmandu District Court

Info Nepal Reporter/ Crime - February 6, 2017

Kathmandu, February 6
Senior Superintendent of Police Shyam Khatri, the then chief of the Metropolitan Police Airport Security Office, who was arrested by Crime Investigation Bureau(CIB) of Nepal Police for his alleged involvement in 33 kg gold smuggling case from the Tribhuvan International Airport last month, has been presented before the District Court.

A team of CIB on Monday presented Khatri before Kathmandu District Court demanding to extend remand of Khatri for further investigation into the case. CIB had detained SSP Khatri from Kathmandu-based Police Headquarter on Sunday.

gold dmugler

SSP Khatri was on duty at the TIA when the 33 kg smuggled gold was cleared by TIA customs on December 5. Later he was called by police headquarters for investigation. He was detained by CIB of Nepal police on the charge of assisting gold smugglers. Khatri was arrested on the basis of the statements given by Shree Narayan Yadav and Raj Kumar Dhakal who have already been arrested for their alleged involvement in the case. Yadav had been working at TIA as customs official and was found to be in frequent contact with Khatri.


Kathmandu District Court has directed CIB to remand Khatri for 4 days in custody.

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