KATHMANDU: Police arrested two persons in possession of contraband drugs from different places of the Capital on Monday.

Police said that Babita Gurung (37), a permanent resident of Milan Tole, Pokhara, was arrested in possession of 35 pieces of Phenargone and 34 pieces of Diazepam tablets from Basundhara yesterday.

Similarly, Basundhara Syangbo Shrestha (52) of Ganabahal, KMC-22, was apprehended in possession of 18 gram brown sugar, 230 pieces each of Nurphine, Phenargone and Diazepam tablets.

Police said that they also recovered Rs 21,400 from Shrestha's possession.

Police said that Shrestha was nabbed acting on a tip-off.