LAHAN — Two persons were arrested with 70 tola undeclared gold from Siraha Municipality of Siraha district on Wednesday night.
Following up on a tip-off, a patrol team deployed from the Siraha District Police Office arrested Tamanna Daphali (21) and Mohammad Israel Daphali (22), permanent residents of Saraswar, Siraha-10.
They were caught from the local Bhaluwahi Chok of Siraha-11 while traveling on a motorcycle (Sa 6 Pa 6324), had possessed seven gold bars weighing 10 tola each, police said.
The seized yellow metal is worth around Rs 3.85 million in the Nepali market.
The DPO spokesperson DSP Ek Narayan Koirala said police also seized Rs 34,800 cash and two Samsung mobile sets from them.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.