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Arzu Rana files complaint against ‘fake audio’

Nepali Congress leader Dr Arju Rana Deuba

Kathmandu, May 10: Central Member of Nepali Congress and Member of Parliament Dr Arzu Rana Deuba has called for an investigation into the audio allegedly made public attaching it to her name in relation to the fake Bhutanese refugee scam.

Describing it as a fake audio, she has registered an application at the Nepal Police, Cyber Bureau today seeking an investigation and action against the guilty.

She has said the fake audio disseminated by some media and social networks was recorded in a pre-planned manner with the intention of defaming her.

The truth about the audio should be made public immediately using the latest technology, and action should be taken against the culprits as per the law, she said.

Nepal Police urges media to disseminate fact-based contents

Police have urged media to disseminate fact and evidences-based news surrounding the fake Bhutanese refugee scam. Issuing a press statement today, the Nepal Police Headquarters said its attention has been drawn to the dissemination of ‘ fabricated’ and ‘ misleading’ contents over the scam by media.

It has urged all the concerned to verify credibility of any contents and information regarding the scam before the dissemination.

Citing that such contents are capable of misinforming the mass and influencing the investigation procedures negatively, the police has urged media to ensure the dissemination of credible stuffs surrounding the scam and cooperate in the investigation.

“The Nepal Police is committed to concluding the issue substantively being based on facts and objective evidences,” reads the statement issued by Senior Superintendent of Police Dipendra GC.