Police increase patrol in Mahottari to curb smuggling

Published On: May 2, 2017 12:10 AM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

Goods worth Rs 754,230 confiscated in one week by a special team 
MAHOTTARI, May 2: District Police office (DPO), Mahottari has confiscated smuggled goods worth Rs 7,54,230 within a week.

A special police patrol team under the DPO was formed to curb smuggling in the border areas of the district about a week ago, informed the DPO Chief Raj Kumar Lamsal. 

On April 25, the team had seized smuggled groceries worth Rs 70,000 from Samsi Rural Municipality-7. Similarly, illegally imported clothes and cosmetics worth more than Rs 400,000 were confiscated from Jaleshwar Municipality-3 on April 26. The following day, the police team took control of chicken eggs worth than Rs 4,000 and a tractor's radiator which costs Rs 7,000 from Jaleshwar Municipality-1.

On April 28, police confiscated 'paan masala' worth Rs 19,000 from Jaleshwar Municipality-13 and readymade clothes worth Rs 73,000 from Loharpati-4. Finally, on April 30, some electrical goods ranging from Rs 1,000 to 42,000 were confiscated from Ramgopalpur Rural Municipality while being smuggled.

As informed by SP Lamsal, the confiscated goods have been sent to Jaleshwar Customs Office, Maliwada. Police officers further informed that they have adopted special measures to curb smuggling, which has been really effective.

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