Gold Smuggling Investigation: Ex-Speaker Mahara’s statement recorded « Khabarhub
Tuesday, June 18th, 2024

Gold Smuggling Investigation: Ex-Speaker Mahara’s statement recorded


08 February 2024  

Time taken to read : < 1 Minute


  • A
  • A
  • A

KATHMANDU: The high-level investigation commission appointed by the government to scrutinize the gold smuggling case has recently taken the statement of former Speaker of Parliament, Krishna Bahadur Mahara.

Mahara faced questioning regarding his potential involvement in a gold smuggling operation facilitated through electronic cigarettes, commonly known as vape.

Earlier disclosures revealed that Mahara had confessed to the Crime Investigation Bureau (CIB) about making a phone call to a customs officer at Tribhuvan International Airport, urging the release of vape imported by a Chinese national from Dubai.

These same items were later discovered to have been utilized in the smuggling of gold.

Furthermore, Mahara has publicly acknowledged his acquaintance with the Chinese individual involved in the smuggling activity on multiple occasions.

As the investigation unfolds, authorities continue to delve into Mahara’s role and any potential connections to the illicit gold smuggling operation.

Publish Date : 08 February 2024 16:58 PM

Today’s national news in a nutshell

Khabarhub brings you a glimpse of major developments of the

Kathmandu metropolis spends only 36.55% of its budget in 11 months

KATHMANDU: In the first 11 months of the current fiscal

Medical Education Commission grants affiliation to Durga Prasai’s B&C Medical College

KATHMANDU: The Medical Education Commission has decided to grant affiliation

Fall of China’s economic miracle: How CCP’s policies led to collapse

For four decades, China’s economy seemed unstoppable. Fueled by massive

Supreme Court acquits 16 in license irregularity case

KATHMANDU: The Supreme Court (SC) has acquitted 16 people, including