Consul for Kyrgyzstan Agrawal arrested for black-marketing thermal gun
Kathmandu, April 7
Police immediately arrested Sulav Agrawal, Nepal’s Honorary Consul for Kyrgyzstan and govt director of Shanker Group of Companies, on the cost of black-marketing infrared thermometers, used for remotely measuring physique temperature amid it excessive demand within the wake of the novel coronavirus unfold.
Police claimed that they had arrested Agrawal red-handed as he was negotiating with police who have been within the guise of businessmen. Agrawal was taken into custody from Bal Mandir premises in Naxal, the place he had reached in a diplomatic quantity plate automobile (209-HCC -1) supplied by the Government of Nepal.
Agrawal was demanding Rs 15,000 for every thermal gun although its market value was Rs three,500, in accordance with police.
Senior Superintendent of Police Sahakul Bahadur Thapa, head of Metropolitan Police Crime Division, who had undertaken the mission stated, police within the guise of businessmen have been in touch with Agrawal for the previous few days, bargaining over the value of the thermal gun.
Agarawal had at first demanded Rs 20,000 for every gadget. Police in a bid to take him into confidence had bargained like actual enterprise individuals and agreed to purchase the gun at Rs 15,000 a bit.
Agrawal had reached the rendezvous immediately with 67 thermal weapons.
Police in civvies had agreed to supply money after they bought the gadget.
According to SSP Thapa, Agrawal had first urged them to purchase gadgets price Rs 20 lakh. However, after police stated they solely had Rs 10 lakh, Agrawal had reached there with 67 gadgets. Police have been unaware about Agrawal’s identification till he was arrested.
Police have additionally confiscated the federal government identification card that exposed Agrawal’s identification as honorary consul for the Kyrgyz Republic.
A model of this text seems in e-paper on April 08, 2020 of The Himalayan Times.
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