ITAHARI — Police have arrested six drug smugglers along with heroin from Pindeshwor chowk of Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City in Sunsari district on Friday evening.
Deputy Superintendent of Police at the Area Police Office, Dharan, Dhakendra Khatiwada said that police seized nine grams and 280 milligrams of heroin from them.
Khatiwada said that identities of smugglers have not been revealed as a gang might be involved in its smuggling. Further investigation into the case was underway.
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