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3 dozen arrested in police’s sweep operation

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KATHMANDU — As many as 36 persons were arrested in course of the ‘sweep operation’ undertaken by the Metropolitan Police Sector, Gangobu.

Kathmandu, March 11 (RSS): As many as 36 persons were arrested in course of the ‘sweep operation’ undertaken by the Metropolitan Police Sector, Gangobu.

Metropolitan Police Sector with support from Police Circle Maharajgunj, Balaju, Gaushala and Soyambhu held the people in the operation carried out on night time.

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Police arrested those operating sex businesses at hotels, restaurants and rented flats in the Bus Park side.

Circle in-Charge Pratap Poidel said further investigation is being carried out in the incidents. Total 120 police personnel were mobilized in course of the operation.

“We will initiate investigation and go for court against those found guilty”, he shared.

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Indian truck driver held with 213 kg hashish and 2.250 kg opium

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KATHMANDU — The Narcotics Control Bureau has arrested an Indian truck driver with 213 kg hashish and 2.250 kg opium from Kalanki on Sunday.

NCB, acting on a tip-off, intercepted the Indian truck with registration number WB 23 B 5885 and assrested Meraz Alam, 25, of Bihar. The truck, which entered Nepal from India yesterday offloaded a consignment of maize in Hetauda of Makwanpur and headed to Dhading to load the hashish and opium provided by local racketeers, according to police.

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The drugs were concealed in two false compartment made in cargo space of the truck.

Police said that, Alam allegedly used the truck to smuggle drugs to India for long time.

Meanwhile, the narco police had launched an investigation to ascertain the racketeer who supplied the hard drugs to Indian smugglers.

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