Kathmandu, 27 September: Even foreigners can easily obtain Nepali citizenship by paying several thousand rupees to the brokers.
There is a lengthy process to get citizenship for the Nepali citizens but through a setting of staffers in ward office, rural municipalities, municipalities, police and district administration, foreigners are obtaining Nepali citizenships, according to a report published in Nagarik daily.
According to a police investigation, foreigners are obtaining Nepali citizenship from 60 thousand to 2 hundred thousand rupees.
Of late, two Indian businessmen were arrested by the Saptari Police on the charge of obtaining Nepali citizenship. They accepted that they had paid 60 thousand rupees each to obtain Nepali citizenship.
People’s News Monitoring Service