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4 held with 2.6 kg of cocaine

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KATHMANDU — Nepal Police have captured 4 persons, members of an international racket, with 2.6 kg of cocaine.

Narcotics Drug Control Law Enforcement Unit arrested Nigerian, Venezuelan, Indian and Nepali nationals involved in smuggling cocaine into European countries via Nepal. Police also recovered Rs 1.3 million from their racket’s possession.

Nepali Dil Bahadur Tamang, Venezuelan Yamaris Kamrin, Indian Tohid Khan and Nigerian Mohamman Lamini were arrested, police sources said. The source added that the investigation has also found the involvement of a Chinese national in the racket.

Police said the Nigerian group spread in Peru, Brazil, Malaysia, Pakistan and India were involved in smuggling cocaine in Netherlands, among other European countries, making Nepal as a transit point.

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NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs





KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.

A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.

The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.

Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.

NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.

Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.

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