Kathmandu, May 24 -- Three Pakistani nationals who landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport from the Qatari capital Doha were arrested in Kathmandu on Friday.

Nasir Uddin, Mohammad Akhtar and Nadiya Anbar were arrested with two briefcases full of Indian currency amounting to INR76,794,000.

"We suspect the bills to be fake. We will send the bills to the Nepal Rastra Bank for further analysis," said Gajendra Kumar Thakur, chief at the airport customs.

Uddin was passing through regular security check at the airport when the content of his briefcase aroused suspicion among the customs officials, said Thakur. The x-ray machine had detected a huge quantity of papers in the briefcase.

Officials then put an 'RC' tag on the briefcase and ...