Nepal arrests Arun Chaudhary, brother of Nepal’s sole billionaire Binod Chaudhary

kATHMANDU – Nepal’s Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Thursday arrested Arun Chaudhary, chairman of CG Holdings and brother of Nepal’s first and only billionaire-Binod Chaudhary on charges of unlawfully seizing government land.

Ajit Narayan Singh Thapa, former chairman of the Bansbari Shoe Factory, was also arrested for assisting Chaudhary in acquiring the land, police said.

The two were arrested for necessary investigation in connection with the land grab scam, he said.

Meanwhile, Kathmandu District Court gave permission to the police to detain the duo for four days under judicial remand to carry out necessary investigation into the scam.

Chaudhary is also the director of Chandbagh Developers Pvt Ltd situated at Bansbari area that has allegedly grabbed the government-owned land.

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