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Trader held with 244.94 gram illegal gold

- Post Report, SURKHET

Sep 22, 2018-

Police have arrested a jewelry trader with 244.94 gram illegal gold from Nepalgunj. A special team deputed from Province Police Office on Saturday arrested Shahbuddin Jasagadh, the owner of Naya Raj Jewelers based in Sunarmanda, Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City-14, after receiving a tip-off.  

According to DSP at Banke District Police Office Shyam Singh Chaudhary, Jasagadha was arrested while he was carrying the gold in a motorbike (Bhe 5 Pa 18). “Jasagadh fled after the police stopped him for a security check,” said DSP Chaudhary. “Police chased him and arrested him after he fled around 300 meters from Subbakuna.”

Police have recovered around 244.94 grams gold and 79 stones from his possession. The market price of the seized gold is estimated to Rs 12,00,000. He has been handed over to Revenue Investigation Office, Kohalpur, for further probe.

Published: 22-09-2018 17:25

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