KATHMANDU, April 30: Five cleaning staff members of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been arrested for their involvement in the smuggling of gold. The cleaning staff were found involved in smuggling the precious yellow metal worth around Rs 20 million from TIA on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The cleaning staff members of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been found to be allegedly involved in gold smuggling.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Police have arrested an Indian national who was trying to smuggle gold by hiding it inside his rectum at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Police on Thursday arrested Iltaf Hussein Ansari on gold smuggling and counterfeit currency transaction charges.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Police have impounded the vehicle used by smugglers in the 15-kg yellow metal case.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Metropolitan Police Office (MPO), Ranipokhari, has changed the chairman of the committee formed to probe the 14-kg yellow metal seized by the Metropolitan Police Circle, Durbarmarg.

16 police personnel suspended

February 27, 2020 09:13 am

RASUWA, Feb 27: Altogether 16 police personnel deployed in Timure Border Post of Rasuwa district were suspended on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in distributing gold smuggled from across the border among themselves.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Remittance inflow to the country fell 2.3 percent in the first four months of the current fiscal year 2019/20 compared to the corresponding period of the last fiscal year 2018/19.

GORKHA, July 27: Police in Gorkha seized 26 kilograms of gold during the past one year. The gold was secretly brought to Nepal from Tibet through the Dungla checkpoint at Chhekampar of Chumnubri Rural Municipality in Gorkha district.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Nepal is becoming an easy hub for the gold smugglers. According to the latest data from Nepal Police, in the last 46 months, 483 smugglers and porters have been arrested so far.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Department of Revenue Investigation filed a case Sunday against Laxman Tiruwa, Suraj Tiruwa, Sarita Tiruwa, Indira BK, and Shankar Bahadur BK for smuggling 32 kilograms of gold to Nepal from India.

LAHAN, March 4: Hakim Miya, chief of Lahan Municipality-19, who was arrested with smuggled gold, and five others were jailed on Friday.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 15: In yet another case of gold seizure, Kanchanpur police has recovered 5.6-kilogram gold from the cowshed of Suraj Tiruwa at Amarpur in Shukhlaphanta Municipality-11.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Officials involved in the investigation into the 33.5 kg gold smuggling case have said that Hari Sharan Khadka, one of the main accused in the case who was arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) a few days ago, was the kingpin of the smuggling racket.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Tuesday filed a case at the Special Court against Shyam Krishna Shrestha, one of the accused in the 33-kg gold smuggling case, of amassing properties without legal means.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana has summoned nine judges of various high courts on deputation to the Judicial Council (JC) over suspected deviations in the 33-kg gold smuggling scam.

Six arrested with 1.7 kg gold

January 13, 2019 10:07 am

LAHAN, Jan 13: An armed police force team has arrested six persons along with 1.757 kgs of gold from Ghurmi bridge in ward no. 1 of Golbazaar municipality.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Police have confiscated five kilogram of illegal gold and arrested one person involved in the smuggling. Security personnel arrested 18 year old Som Bahadur Tamang during a security check at Tin Piple of Balaju.

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies (MoICS) has been delaying to increase the quota of gold import, exacerbating shortage of the yellow metal in the market. The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) had written the ministry six months ago proposing to raise the daily import quota to 25 kg to meet rising demands.

Gorkha emerging as new smuggling route

September 10, 2018 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: The arrest of two people from Sirdibas of Chumanubri Rural Municipality-3, in northern Gorkha on Saturday for illegally possessing 10 kg gold has become the talk of the town in Gorkha. On one hand, the locals are surprised to know that Gorkha too is being used as a route for gold smuggling, while on the other hand, the administration and police officials from Gorkha have claimed that they already had doubts about such incidents taking place in Gorkha.

Police confiscate two kg illegal gold

September 5, 2018 10:59 am

CHITWAN, Sept 5: Police have arrested an Indian national with two kg of gold and four kg of silver from Narayangadh. Police confiscated the valued items in a raid by the Regional Investigation Group of Province 3's Police Office and District Police Office, Hetauda.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: A single bench of Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla has issued an interim order against government’s decision to shut down Bajeko Sekuwa outlets.