Stories Tagged 'Smuggling'
Smuggling of yarsagumba into Tibet, China has risen due to lax control at the customs offices in Dolpa and Mugu. As a result of the illegal trade, the government is losing millions of rupees in revenue, officials said.
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An endangered sloth bear, which was smuggled to Nepal nearly seven months ago, has been returned to India following a coordinated effort of responsible bodies of the two countries.
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Police have arrested three people including a woman on charge of selling and smuggling marijuana from Dewangunj in Sunsari on Tuesday.
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Police have arrested a man in possession of leopard hide and bone from Lalitpur. A team of Metropolitan Crime Division arrested Nakkal Bahadur Bal with 5.7 kg bone on Tuesday.
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The recent hike in import duty on sugar has made the essential product dearer in Nepal, raising chances of smuggling from India due to the price differential, industrialists and traders based in the eastern region said.
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Police arrested an Indian national along with a vehicle loaded with smuggled textiles in Sunsari district on Sunday.
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