Police Headquarters recommends suspension of DSP Thag Bahadur KCCentral Investigation Bureau recovered 35 tolas of gold and Rs1.8 million in cash from KC’s residence in Butwal on Sunday.
The Police Headquarters on Tuesday recommended Deputy Superintendent Thag Bahadur KC, chief of the Area Police Office, Butwal, for suspension.
Nepal Police spokesperson DIG Tek Prasad Rai informed that the recommendation for KC’s resignation has been forwarded to the Ministry of Home Affairs.
KC, who was involved in illegal conduct under the guise of power, was arrested from his residence by a team from the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Sunday night. The team recovered 35 tolas of gold and Rs1.8 million in cash from his residence.
CIB conducted an investigation based on a tip that KC had seized gold from a businessman in Butwal and extorted money from the latter to release the gold.
KC was transferred to the District Police Office, Kaski, and was preparing to leave Butwal on Monday.
KC has been embroiled in many controversies before, including the one when he deliberately pushed a ward chairperson of Tilottama Municipality into a swimming pool in a dispute among elected representatives of the same municipality.
The elected representatives had demanded action against him, however, no action was taken against him.