September 9 – Three persons have been arrested with 1.5 kg gold from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Monday.

According to police, Hom Bahadur Gurung, who had arrived Kathmandu from Qatar through a flight of Himalayan Airlines was nabbed with the precious yellow metal.

The gold was hidden in a karuwa, a typical Nepali vessel used to drink. Two persons who had reached the airport to receive the gold too have been arrested. The arrestees are Bhojraj Ghimire of Sanischhare-9 and Anil Luitel of Sanischhare-2 of Morang.

The trio has been handed over to TIA Customs Office, police said.

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