MELAMCHI — Police on Friday arrested three persons possessing 18 kg gold being carried to Kathmandu in Sindhupalchok district.
The confiscated haul is worth around Rs 87.19 million as per the current price rate in Nepali market.
A police team deployed from the Barhabise Area Police Post nabbed them from the car which had left the Nepal-China border of Tatopani for the Capital.
While police stopped and checked the car along the Araniko Highway, the bullion was recovered in the four-wheeler (Ba 9 Cha 1463).
Consequently, police also arrested Sangbo Sherpa and Mingmar Sherpa from Tatopani-3 and Bimala Thapa from Melamchi-8.
The alleged smugglers have been kept at the Barhabise Police Post for further investigation.
NRNA Third Africa Regional Meeting from Dec 29
KATHMANDU— The Third Africa Regional Meeting of Non-Resident Nepali Association ( NRNA) will be held in Kampala, the capital of Uganda on December 29-30.
‘Development experiences exchange’ is the theme for the meeting this year where African experts and Nepali experts living in Africa will exchange experiences of development activities of African countries.
On the occasion, the predicaments facing Nepali workers in African countries will also be shared.
The meeting would be attended by representatives from the National Coordination Council, International Coordination Council of 17 different countries of Africa as well as other countries in other continents.
Nepali artists together with the African ones will show cultural performances during the meeting. According to the National Coordination Council, Uganda a seminar of Nepali language and literature will be held on the sidelines of the meeting.Follow @gorkhapost