Trader held for stamp‚ letterhead forgery

Police on Friday arrested a trader for forgery of government stamps and letterheads.

Chetendra Panta (50) from Saping-1 of Kavre, currently residing in Gothatar of the Capital, was held with a cache of fake stamps and letterheads yesterday, police said.

Police confiscated stamps of the Ekantakuna-based Transport Management Office, Metropolitan Traffic Police Division, a Section Officer, an Inspector and the Office Chief as well as letterheads of the Traffic Police Division from him.

Police had arrested him from Koteshwor-based Mata Manakamana Traders. Panta owns the company.

The suspect has been sent to Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu for further investigation and action, police said.

Source: THT