LAMJUNG, Nov 2: Police have arrested a youth with 17 kilograms of gold from Khudi Bazaar, northern Village Development Committee of the district. The arrested is 31-year-old Pasang Lama of Danakyu of Nasong Rural Municipality.
The gold must have been brought to Nepal through Nepal-China border Manang, said police.
Lama was intercepted with the gold during a security check while he was heading to Besisahar on a motorbike from Manang.
According to DSP Padam Bahadur Bista, Lama was carrying 17 pieces of lockets concealed in a bag.