Parbat, Dec 1: Eight members of two different cooperative organizations in Parbat district, Nepal, have been held on charge of fraud activities.
According to police, three persons of Tapai Hamro Multipurpose Cooperative and five others of Rural Development Agriculture Cooperative run in the district headquarters Kushma bazaar were nabbed.
Deputy Superintendent of Police of Parbat Khumlal Bhusal said that Vice Chairman Krishna Prasad Upadhyay, Secretary Bikash BK and Joint Secretary Omkar Karmacharya of Tapai Hamro Multipurpose Cooperative and Chairman Lekhnath Sharma, Vice Chairman Bishnu Tiwari, former chairman Raju Sharma, advisor Shaligram Sharma and loan committee coordinator Dhanapati Acharya of Rural Development Agriculture Cooperative were held.
The police said that a search for other board of directors of both the cooperative organizations is ongoing.
DSP Bhusal shared that further investigations on the arrested ones are initiated and also experts have also been invited from the Office of the Cooperative Registrar in Pokhara to carry out investigations.
Earlier, depositors of both the cooperative organizations had lodged complaints on the police for not getting to withdraw their deposited amounts.