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Man held with 400 kg marijuana in Makwanpur

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Feb 13, 2018-

Police have arrested a person in possession of 400 kg marijuana in Makwanpur district.

A team of Nepal Police led by Inspector Madhu Thapa arrested Man Bahadur Moktan of Thulo Todke, Raksirang Rural Municipality-8, with over 400 kg marijuana that was being kept to dry in the front yard of his house.

Moktan had placed four piles of the contraband to dry in front of his house when the police arrived and arrested him. The police could only take one pile of marijuana as evidence and burnt the other remaining piles as all the contraband could not be loaded inside the police vehicle.

Meanwhile, the locals tried to obstruct the police in performing their duty. However, the locals let the police arrest Moktan after the police team warned of opening fire.

 

Published: 13-02-2018 13:46

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