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Indian arrested in Nepal for possessing narcotic drugs

PTI | Kathmandu | Updated: 14-06-2019 21:04 IST | Created: 14-06-2019 20:58 IST
Indian arrested in Nepal for possessing narcotic drugs
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An Indian national was arrested and 54 kg narcotic drugs recovered from his possession in central Nepal on Friday, police said here. The incident took place at Hetauda city. The 44-year-old man was identified as Sanjaya Mahato, a resident of Bihar's Raxaul district.

He was arrested along with his Nepalese accomplice, identified as 28-year-old Rohit Shrestha, police said, adding that 54 kg hemp was recovered from their possession. In a similar incident, police arrested a US national from Tribhuvan International Airport for carrying hashish.

The man identified as 46-year-old William Heron was arrested during a security check while he was boarding a Bangkok-bound flight of the Nepal Airlines. Police recovered 5 kg hashish from his luggage.


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