Woman dupes Rs 400 million in Pokhara

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POKHARA — A woman living at Chauthe in Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City-14 has absconded after cheating Rs 400 million from entrepreneurs, relatives and neighbours.

Spokesperson of District Police Office, Kaski, Khadga Bahadur Khatri said that 42-year-old Dev Kumari Bhujel, a permanent resident of Bhatkhola in Syangja, duped 53 persons after collecting money from them for almost one and a half decade.

Pramila Ranabhat of Birauta in the town said that Bhujel cheated Rs 20 million from her adding that she found Bhujel a trusted one during the transaction for the past 15 years.

Likewise, Nirmala Sharma Parajuli of Syangja and currently living in Bagale Tole in Pokhara also claimed that Bhujel duped her Rs 9 million that she provided to Bhujel from her own and her brother.

The women who were duped by the fraudster have lodged an application at the District Police Office after they learnt that the woman had escaped along with her family. RSS