3 arrested with 1 kg Yarsagumba on illegal trade charge

KATHMANDU: Police on Sunday arrested three persons on the charge of illegal trade of Yarsagumba, from Kathmandu Metropolitan City-27.

Police have identified the arrestees as Raj Hamal (34) of Tilagupha Municipality-3 in Kalikot district, currently residing in Chhetrapati of Kathmandu; Narilal Koirala (40) of Tikapur Municipality-1 in Kailali district, currently residing in Kandaghari of Kathmandu; and Dan Bahadur Rokaya (38) of Sinja in Jumla district, currently residing in Naya Buspark of Kathmandu.

The arrested trio was carrying Yarsagumba for selling and distribution when they were detained, according to police.

Meanwhile, further investigation into the case is underway, said police.