The Nepal Police have arrested astrologer Arjun Chhetri, 26, on the charge of terrorizing people by predicting a mega-earthquake.
Chhetri had predicted that Nepal will be hit by a mega-earthquake in the Nepali month of Jestha in a YouTube video.
DSP Hobindra Bogati at Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu said that he was arrested from Gaushala on Tuesday.
As per the Disaster Risk Mitigation & Management Act, 2074, anyone found guilty
of creating fear & terror by spreading rumors about a disaster is liable to a penalty of one hundred thousand rupees or six months jail sentence or both.
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