BHAIRAHAWA — Police have arrested two Indian nationals possessing one kg undeclared gold from Bhairahawa of Rupandehi district on Wednesday.
Following up on a tip-off, an Armed Police Force (APF) team arrested Hari Om Kumar (25) and Sujit Kumar (26) of Motihari, India from the Eye Hospital Chok in Bhairahawa.
DSP Shankar Khanal said that the duo had wrapped the gold in a white fabric and tied it on the waist.
The two have been handed over to the Bhairahawa-based Belhia Customs Office for investigation.
The market price of the seized gold is around Rs 4.77 million, according to police.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.