Facing arrest warrant over refugee scam, Nepali Congress ex-MP Ang Tawa Sherpa surrenders

File: Former Nepali Congress lawmaker Ang Tawa Sherpa
File: Former Nepali Congress lawmaker Ang Tawa Sherpa

Kathmandu, May 16

Ang Tawa Sherpa, a former Nepali Congress lawmaker, has surrendered himself to the police after facing an arrest warrant over the fake Bhutanese refugee scam.

Earlier, an arrest warrant was issued against him after an arrestee named Sherpa as one of the people involved in the high-profile scam.

Following that, Sherpa went to the Kathmandu District Police Range on Monday, according to an official.

In connection with the same case, influential Nepali Congress leader Bal Krishna Khand is in custody whereas CPN-UML secretary Top Bahadur Rayamajhi has also been arrested.

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