Province No. 2

Eight people, including two Indian citizens, arrested on criminal charges

- SHIVA PURI, Rautahat

Jun 7, 2019-

Police have arrested eight individuals, including two Indian citizens, in connection with a number of cases in Rautahat in the past couple of days.

The individuals were charged with drug trafficking, fake currency exchange, and women trafficking.

 Police detained four individuals carrying marijuana on Thursday night. According to DSP Nabin Karki, 22-year-old Bijaya Roy and 24-year-old Amod Sahni were caught with 10 kg marijuana from Tikuliya in Gaur Municipality-4. The duo was apprehended during a regular security check of their two-wheeler.

After the arrest of Roy and Sahni, police intensified the search for other marijuana vendors. In the process, Ramesh Kumar Sah and Inarjit Sah were arrested with two kg marijuana.

Meanwhile, two women were arrested from the revenue office area in Gaur-1 on the allegations of human trafficking. Durga Devi Bohara and Parvati Devi were nabbed while they were taking a teenage girl to India.

 According to Karki, police have intensified surveillance along the Nepal-India border in Gaur over the past couple of months.

 The police arrested two individuals, Jiyalal Mahato and Bihari Sah, with fake notes amounting to Rs200, 000 from Katahariya-5 on Thursday evening.

 Authorities have stepped up their surveillance after cases of fake currency notes circulation came to the fore over the past few weeks.


Published: 08-06-2019 06:30

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