Government has urged the victims of loan sharking to report their case by Bhadra 5.
Government has requested people throughout the nation to file a complaint at their respective District Administration Office. A 6 membered task force is also formed to take steps for the containment of loan sharking. Task force is coordinated by Home Ministry’s joint-secretary Dr Bhishma Bhusal.
Similarly, Nepal Police Central Investigation Bureau’s Senior Superintendent Dinesh Acharya, Home Ministry’s under-secretary (law) Shree Krishna Poudel, Kathmandu Valley Crime Investigation Office’s Superintendent of Police Krishna Prasad Koirala and National Investigation Department’s deputy-investigation director Mukund Marhattha and CIB Deputy Superintendent of Police Roshan Khadka are other members of taskforce.
The taskforce has been assigned to submit a report within a week. It will visit those districts reporting the incidences of loan sharking, find out the causes of it and ways for the solution. It will establish inter-bodies coordination to book those involved in this practice and recommend ways for containing the crime in the future.
Various cases of loan sharking have been reported majorly in districts of Terai lately. Illiterate, poverty stricken and people with no access to financial facilities have been targeted by loan sharks.