Kathmandu, Feb 11 (PTI) Three persons, including two Indians, were arrested in two separate cases for allegedly being involved in smuggling of hashish, police said on Monday.Also Read - Highlights India vs England 1st Test, Day 1: Bumrah, Shami Dominate as India Take Opening Day's Honours
In the first case, two Indian nationals were arrested from Birgunj during a security check at the Indo-Nepal border, they said. Also Read - Mumbai Rains: Death Toll Rises to 31 in Landslide, House-collapse Incidents; NDRF Ends Search & Rescue Ops
Police recovered a total of nine kg from Mohmad Sakil, 38, a resident of Kolkata and Mohmmad Bishal, 26, an Indian national living in Birgunj municipality of Parsa district, when they were going back to India, carrying 4 kg and 5 kg hashish respectively. Also Read - Coronavirus in India News And Updates: Take Action Against Those Engaging in Black Marketing of Oxygen and Medicines, HC tells Delhi Govt
In a separate incident, a 28-year-old Nepali citizen was arrested from Lalbandi Municipality of Sarlahi district for allegedly being involved in smuggling of the contraband, police said.
Acting on a tip off, police raided a house and recovered five kg hashish hidden there, they said, adding that all the three were arrested and a matter is being probed.
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