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.
Govt to present its policies and programmes Monday
KATHMANDU — The government is preparing to present its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 at the Federal Parliament on Monday.
According to Joint Spokesperson at the Federal Parliament Secretariat Keshav Aryal, all preparations are over for the release of the government policies and programs to be made by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari from New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building at 4:00 pm Monday.
President Bhandari would unveil the government policies and programs for the first time in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament after the promulgation of the new constitution.
As per the constitution, the President can address any of the House meeting or the joint meeting of the Federal Parliaments and summon the lawmakers for their presence.
Vice President, top leaders of different political parties, high-ranking government officials, chiefs of the constitutional bodies, chiefs of the security bodies and chiefs of the diplomatic missions in Nepal are invited for the program.Follow @gorkhapost