Pokhara, Jan 28: Dhiraj Kumar Bishwakarma, 38, has been arrested on the charge of cheating more than Rs 10 million from 33 youths by promising to send them to Canada. He was arrested by Kaski police on Tuesday but made public today.
According to the District Police Office, Kaski, he has been living abroad for a long time and has sent many people to Europe, Canada, USA and other countries for employment.
DSP Subash Hamal, spokesperson of the District Police Office, Kaski, BK was arrested on the basis of a complaint lodged by 33 people from Kaski, Syangja, Tanahu and Myagdi district. They had filed cases saying that he had taken money from them with the intention of sending them to Canada.
He is from Modi village -7 of Parbat and was temporarily living in Shisuwa, Pokhara. It has been found that cheques of various cooperatives and development banks were given by him to convince the youths who had given money.
He was arrested on a charge of fraud and the investigation has been started by extending his term from Kaski District Court, police said.