Turkish national arrested with 6 kg hashish

Published On: December 6, 2016 08:59 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Nepal Police on Monday arrested a Turkish national in possession of 6 kg hashish while trying to smuggle the contraband to Turkey.

A squad from Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of Nepal Police had arrested the 44-year-old Ozgur Tan while he was about to leave Nepal for Istanbul, Turkey from Tribhuvan International Airport at 12:55pm via flight TK727. 

The Turkish national was found to be carrying 6 kg hashish in course of security check after his luggage was suspected of having a false bottom. Police said that further investigation is underway.

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