April 13, 2024, Saturday
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Police returns 24 beggars including children to India

The Nepal Weekly
August 15, 2023

Nepal Police have after taking into control 24 beggars including children coming from India carrying various fake documents, returned them to their country. The 24 beggars including 12 minors hailing from Rajsthan India have been detained while they were begging in the streets of Birtamod, the Nepalese side of the Indo-Nepal border area, according to the police.

They were begging money by carrying small children as little as 6 month old, in different pretexts. They were carrying fake documents which claims they were victims of natural disaster in India and have lost their home due to the disaster. The police with the help of Birtamod Municipality found them staying in a rented room in a group at the Birtamod Buspark.

The police detained them and took them to other side of the border at the Mechi Bridge in Kakarvitta area on its van, according to the police. As the festival season starts approaching the number of beggars from across the border is also increasing according to the police.