Platinum College proprietor Gurung arrested on gold smuggling case

KATHMANDU: A college proprietor has been arrested in connection with a gold smuggling case.

A team of the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) today held Jeewan Kumar Gurung, Chairperson of Platinum College in Dillibazaar, Kalikasthan of Kathmandu, a permanent resident of Fulbari-2, Parbat.

CIB Spokesperson and Superintendent of Police (SP) Hobindra Bogati informed that Gurung was arrested from Samakhusi.

In the course of the investigation, he was found to be the architect of the smuggling of 14-kg gold from Dubai.

“Gurung was at large after an arrest warrant was issued against him in connection with the smuggling of 14-kg gold from Dubai”, SP Bogati said.

Police have caught him today, he said, adding preparation is on to hand him to the Customs Office.




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