Kathmandu, Jan 29 (PTI) Three Indians were among five people arrested in Nepal for their involvement in drug trafficking, police said. Also Read - IND vs AUS: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly Announces Rs 5 Crore as Team Bonus After India's Memorable Series-Win Down Under

The Indians were identified as 21-year-old Mohmad Akramodin, 23-year-old Javed Alam and 21-year-old Shanti Devi Alam. All three of them are residents of Motihari in Bihar. Also Read - Rishabh Pant - One Of The Biggest Days of my Life | India Wicketkeeper After Man of The Match Show at Gabba, Brisbane

The trio were arrested from Hetauda area of Central Nepal’s Makawanpur district, police said, adding that 40 kg of hashish were recovered from their possession. Also Read - Jiah Khan’s Sister Makes Shocking Allegations Against Sajid Khan of Sexually Harassing Late Actor: 'Asked Her to Take Off Top, Bra'

The drug was hidden under the back seat of the car in which they were travelling.

Similarly, a Nepalese drug peddlar was arrested from Bharatpur area in Chitawan district and another from Birendranagar area in Sukrkhet district.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.