UNITY Pyramid Scam Masterminds Arrested
Nepal Police on Friday detained two absconding masterminds of the illegal multi level marketing business from India just five years after the government clampdown Unity Life International (ULI).
The 2 jailed are the then handling director of ULI Bishnu Bahadur Chhetri, 42, originally from Dandakharka VDC-3 of Parbat district and his brother Krishna Bahadur Chhetri, 47, who was the training director of the company.
The Lalitpur District Court had actually founded guilty the Chhetry siblings for raking in billions of rupees through the prohibited operation of the flawed binary network marketing design based on the pyramid scheme.
Making the duo public at a press fulfill in the capital, Metropolitan Police Commissioner AIGP Bigyan Raj Sharma said they were yet to examine their hideouts and current condition. Responding to reporters, Krishna Bahadur said his Facebook account was hacked by someone. The apprehended brothers looked clam at the press conference held at the Metropolitan Police Crime Division in Ranipokhari on Friday.
Authorities officials state they were arrested from Gaddachauki on the India-Nepal border and gave Kathmandu.
The Supreme Court had also ruled that the mlm business was illegal after ULI was found to have collected over Rs 3.83 billion from more than 368,710 Nepalis.
“They are yet to be questioned. That might be the reason that they look so calm,” said Senior Superintendent of Police Sarbendra Khanal while instruction the reporters about their crime.
They were sentenced to three years in jail and fined above 100 million each two years earlier. They had gone into concealing after the authorities attempted to apprehend them on scams charges. The Interpol had also released Red Corner Notice against the bros for their involvement in the company.
Krishna is an ex army-man and Bishnu former police officer. By faking their identity they had actually kept on coming to Nepal after returning to their hideout near New Delhi.
Last week, Krishna had actually posted a photo of a dead body stating that his bro had been shot dead in Lalitpur. As nobody had been killed in Lalitpur, authorities ended up being suspicious.
Krishna posted wrong info on Facebook not just for confusing the police. He did so due to the fact that there some financial disagreements in the household. Thus, the authorities were pressurized to look for the whereabouts of Bishnu.
“See, we have actually found Bishnu and he remains in front of you. He is not dead yet,” said Khanal throughout the press fulfill.
Other people convicted in the scam were ULI finance director Bhim Bahadur Gurung, IT director Netra Rajbhanshi, Indra Bahadur BK, Krishna Chhetri, Mahendra KC, Shishir Yogi, Lok Bahadur Tandon, Bishwanath Gautam, Ghanashyam Bastakoti and Govinda Gyawali. Many of them served their terms in jail as per the court’s order.
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