Kathmandu : Karnali State Police have arrested five persons with 26 kg of opium. According to SSP Rajesh Nath Bastola, spokesperson of the state police office, five persons were arrested with 26 kg of opium from different places in Jajarkot and Rukumpashchim.
According to SSP Bastola, threee persons were arrested with 16 kg of opium from Athibiskot Municipality-5, Jaligard on Bhadra 20. Among the arrested are Prem Bahadur Singh, 37, of Nalgad Municipality-9, Jajarkot, Man Bahadur Singh, 40, and Tap Bahadur Singh, 32.
Similarly, two persons were arrested from Nalgad Municipality-2, Chhepka on the same day along with 10 kg of opium, said SSP Bastola. Among the arrested are Man Bahadur Bista, 42, of Nalgad-3 and Harichandra Dangi, 55, of Jumla Tatapani Gaonpalika-5.
Police also recovered Rs. 51,950 in cash and two mobile phones from them.