3 arrested with illegal drugs in Jhapa
JHAPA: Police on Saturday arrested three persons from Mechinagar municipality-6 of Jhapa and confiscated illegal drugs including brown sugar and tablets from them.
The arrestees have been identified as Amrit Rai (26), Santosh Dhakal (22) of Damak municipality-2 and Rajesh Gurung (22) of Damak municipality-4.
Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Area Police Office, Kakarbhitta and Drugs Control Bureau of Kakarbhitta arrested them at around 3 AM yesterday.
Police arrested Rai and Dhakal during a security checkup and confiscated 6 grams of brown sugar from them, said the Area Police office, Kakarbhittta.
They were coming towards Nepal from India on a scooter(Me 5 Pa 565).
Similarly, Gurung was arrested from the same place along with 6 ampoules of Diazepam, 6 ampoules of Phenergan and 6 ampoules of Lupijesic, said the Area Police Office, Jhapa.
Police said that they are further investigating the case.