One arrested from TIA for smuggling gold in undergarments

Gold _ Arrested
The confiscated gold.

Kathmandu, June 9

One person has been arrested from Tribhuvan International Airport for smuggling nearly 500 grams of gold. The person had created a false pocket in his undergarments to smuggle the gold into Nepal, informed Nepal Police.

Customs chief of Tribhuvan International Airport, Mahesh Bhattarai, said the man who smuggled the gold is from Dhanusha and came to Nepal on a Qatar Airways flight.

 Bhattarai said that his body and luggage was checked after suspicions. He said that the person had 4 gold bricks and a chain. Bhattarai said police have arrested him and investigating if he’s part of a larger racket.


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