Kathmandu, Dec 5: Nepal Police have arrested members of a gang involved in sending Nepali youth to fight for the Russian army.
The police team has arrested 12 people after an operation conducted for several days in different places of Kathmandu. They were sending Nepali youths to Russia via India.
Among those arrested are Dipen Pariyar, Kshitij Giri, Subhash Lama, Manish Neupane, Rosal Maharjan, Hari Bahadur Bishwakarma, Ishwar Adhikari, Gokarna Aryal, Sujata Dahal, Santosh Adhikari, Santosh Nepal and Drona Dangi.
Spokesman of District Police Range Kathmandu, Superintendent of Police Kumod Dhungel confirmed that the arrest of the persons involved in activities ranging from finding youths to join the Russian army, arranging documents to arranging visit visas.
Six Nepali youths who joined the Russian army have already been confirmed dead in course of the fighting with Ukraine. Further investigation into the case is underway, Police said. (RSS)