April 20: District Administration Office, Kathmandu has remanded the operator of Shankar Group, Shulav Agrawal, in custody for 10 days. The DAO granted permission to keep Agrawal in custody to investigate into his alleged involvement in black marketing.
This is the third time Agrawal has been remanded in custody. Earlier, the DAO had remanded him in custody for a total of 12 days after his arrest from Baluwatar while selling thermal guns at exorbitant price. An undercover had arrested Agrawal red handed on April 7 from a vehicle with diplomatic number plate.
Police can keep a suspect in custody for a total of 25 days for investigation.
Police are yet to complete investigation into the case.
Information Officer Numraj Adhikari at the District Attorney’s Office confirmed that the DAO has granted permission to the police to investigate the case by keeping Agrawal in custody for 10 more days.