4 including 3 Indian nat’ls held with 40 kg marijuana
January 29, 2019 07:53 PM NPT
MAKWANPUR, Jan 29: Police have arrested four people including three Indian nationals with 40 kilograms of marijuana from Basamadi area on Tuesday.
Acting on a tip-off that the narcotics was being ferried in a car, BR 29 B, from Manahari to Hetauda, a mobile police squad intercepted it in which Indian nationals Mohammad Ekmoddhin, 21, Jabed Alam, 23, and Shanti Devi Nuniya were traveling.
During the security check, Basamadi Police Post seized 18 bags of marijuana hidden in the false bottom.
Meanwhile, police destroyed marijuana and opium plants spanning across 375 bighas of land in Makwanpur district.
According to police, marijuana was planted in 42 bighas of land and opium in 33 bighas of land.