Man claims he was conned of Rs 21 million

Ilam, Jan 13: A man lodged a complaint with the District Police Office in Ilam, accusing five persons including his brother of swindling him out of around Rs 21. 5 million.

Suresh Kumar Kafle of Ilam Municipality-2 named his brother Jagannath Upadhyay Kafle, Pashupati Hada, Kedar Nath Hada, Badri Nath Hada and Kishor Hada, all of Bhaktaur Municipality-11 as main suspects.According to the complaint, Jagannath in collusion with Hadas borrowed the money from Suresh at different times, saying that a plot in Bhaktapur needed to be bought, but he never returned the money.

Inspector Rudra Chudal said that Jagannath was arrested from Manohara in Kathmandu on Monday and taken to the district. He, however, said that police are searching for other four suspects.