Over 1,000 suspicious transaction reports under investigation: NRB

This undated image shows the building of Nepal Rastra Bank in Kathmandu. Photo courtesy: NRB

KATHMANDU: The Financial Information Unit, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), has said it received 1,556 suspicious financial transaction reports till mid-March of the current fiscal year 2021/22.

During the period, 465 reports were reviewed, 265 were documented while 119 reports have been sent to the law implementing bodies for investigation.

Meanwhile, the central bank said that till date, the total internal borrowing liability is Rs 60.57 billion and internal debt worth Rs 29.24 has been cleared.

Similarly, as per the guidelines aimed at increasing supervisory effectiveness for the prevention of money laundering and financial investment in terrorist activities, 15 commercial banks were supervised by the central bank during the period.


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