BHIMDUTTANAGAR — Three Nepalis from Marma-5, Salyan district who were on their way home for the Dashain festival after working in India have been robbed at Brahmadev Bazaar in Kanchanpur district near Nepal-India border.
They were returning home from Paudi Garhwal, the Uttarakhand State of India for the festival. Those robbed include Dev Bahadur Rana, Dalbir Rana and Nanda Ram Rana of Marma.
It has been learnt that they were robbed by fellow Nepalis.
Police in Kanchanpu stated that the victims were given drinks laced with intoxicants by the culprits. After they became unconscious, the culprits and robbed them of around Rs 85,000.
Police said they have detained some suspects and investigation is underway.Follow @gorkhapost
4 held with illegal pharmaceutical drugs
SUNSARI — Police have arrested four people in possession of illegal pharmaceutical drugs at Dharan on Sunday.
Albert Gurung and Anish Tamang of Munal Chowk in Dharan-10, Nawaraj Gurung of Dharan-15 and Arun Chaudhary of Khanar in Itahari-11 were arrested on charge of smuggling and selling the illegal pharmaceutical drugs, according to the police.
The police arrested the accused during a routine check at Dharan-based Tinkune checkpost. The police have also recovered 630 ampules of nitrazepam, 140 ampules of nitrasone and seven bottles of dilex from the detainees.
The arrestees have been kept under the police custody for further investigation.Follow @gorkhapost