Three arrested for fake citizenship
Gulariya, July 14 : Three persons involved in acquiring fake citizenship certificate have been arrested.
Maniram Adhikari and his wife Basudev of Bansgadhi municipality-8 have been charged of recommending citizenship as parents to Asmita Sharma, who is actually Basudev’s sister’s daughter. All three have been arrested by the Area Police Office in Bansgadhi for necessary action.
Ward Chairman Tul Prasad Gautam had recommended for the citizenship based on birth certificate. Based on the recommendation, Sharma had acquired citizenship from the Area Administration Office, Bansgadhi. Soon after, she had also acquired recommendation for passport.
However, she could not get the passport as the issue came to light. Chief District Officer Ram Bahadur Kuruwang said that those recommending and acquiring fake citizenship will face action as per the citizenship act.