REPUBLICA, Jan 19: Two youths were held with hashish from Naghdhunga on Wednesday. A team of police from the Metropolitan Police Sector, Naghdhunga, seized 1.15-kilogram of hashish from Phuwa Sherpa, 23, and Jip Tshering Sherpa, 22.
Both of the arrested are residents of Umakunda Rural Municipality-1. They were coming to Kathmandu from Dhading on a motorcycle (Ba 41 Pa 9842). During a security check, police find the hashish was hidden in a bag. Both the arrested are under investigation, police said.
Police seize marijuana
REPUBLICA, Jan 19: Police have arrested a youth with 950-gram marijuana power and 235-gram marijuana from Changragiri Municipality in Kathmandu on Wednesday evening.
A team of police from Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, arrested 21-year-old Dev Raj Lama, a resident of Rorang Rural Municipality-1, Dhading, for illegal possession of drugs from the Naghdhunga Check Point.
During a security check, police find that the drugs were brought to Kathmandu in a passenger bus (Ba 3 Kha 3007) from Dhading district. The drugs were hidden in a bag by the arrested, according to police. Police is investigating about the matter under the Narcotics Drugs (Control) Act, 1976.