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Two Indian teenagers arrested in Nepal for stealing

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Two Indian teenagers have been arrested in for forming a gang to carry out thefts, a media report said today.

Karan Podhar, 19, of Motihari and Suraj Podhar, 17, of Mahadilgarthan Samastipur, were arrested by Metropolitan Crime division here.

The two, according to Myrepublica newspaper, used to work as ragpickers.

According to SP Narendra Upreti, they were arrested with NRs 70,000, USD 1135, 55 Canadian dollar, two diamond rings, other gold ornaments, three stone necklaces and some drugs.

They had plans to carry out thefts by breaking windows of the houses which they had shortlisted while collecting garbage, Upreti said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 16:05 IST
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