3 kg opium recovered

Published On: June 8, 2017 05:43 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

RUKUM, June 8: Police have recovered 3 kilograms of narcotic drug opium from Bhagle of Banphikot Municipality on Thursday.

The narcotic drug was recovered after an unidentified man escaped the scene leaving the it behind during a police patrol.

“A police squad was on a patrol,” DSP Angur GC said, adding, "A man ran away leaving the bag behind after seeing us.” “We could not catch him.” There was 3 kg opium in the bag."

DSP GC said they are searching the man and will not destroy the recovered opium until the man is rounded up.

Police have launched a crackdown on trafficking in opium in Rukum district, of late.


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