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Nepal detains 122 Chinese for suspected cyber crime and bank fraud

Nepalese police personnel detain a demonstrator during a protest against the new map of India in Kathmandu, Nepal Nov. 10, 2019.   © Reuters

KATHMANDU (Reuters) -- Police in Nepal have detained 122 Chinese men and women in its biggest crackdown on crime by foreigners entering the country on tourist visas, officials said on Tuesday.

The chief of police in the capital Kathmandu said the suspects were rounded up in raids on Monday following information that they were engaged in suspicious activities.

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