Three Indians among four drug peddlers arrested in Nepal

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Kathmandu, Aug 11: Nepal police arrested three Indian nationals and one Nepali citizen in connection with drug peddling, media reported on Tuesday.

Four persons were arrested with drugs by a joint team deployed from Sagarmatha Zonal Police Office, Rajbiraj and District Police Office (DPO), Saptari, The Himalayan Times reported.

Indians among 4 held in Nepal

The suspects have been identified as Indian nationals Sonu Kumar Pradhan (21), Rajesh Kumar Mahato (32), and Rajesh Mahato (35) from Supaul district of Bihar.

The Nepali citizen has been identified as Pramod Kumar Sah (27) from Sakarpura in Saptari.

According to police, the suspects were travelling on two motorcycles when they were frisked on a suspicion. They tried to escape the scene leaving the two-wheelers behind, though the police got hold of them, the DPO informed.

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Police further informed that they found 200 ampoules of Diazepam, 100 ampoules of Lupigesic, 200 ampoules of Phenergan and 100 ampoules of Buprenorphine from them.

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