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.
Over 20,000 drivers taken action through CCTV monitoring
KATHMANDU— The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has effectively launched monitoring of vehicles plying on the road through close circuit (CC) camera in Kathmandu valley.
Traffic Police are keeping a close watch on drivers to check whether they are following the traffic rules or not.
A total of 20,024 drivers of various vehicles faced action based on such monitoring. The police begun this bid since 2073 BS and it has become effective so far, said SSP Basanta Panta of the Traffic Division.
Most of the cases were related to violation of the traffic lane and driving on ‘one way’ roads, he added.
The police are monitoring the traffic activities through 460 close circuit cameras installed at the Division Office, Ranipokhari.Follow @gorkhapost