Alleged gold smuggler busted at TIA

KATHMANDU: Police on Wednesday arrested a man in possession of 10 tola undeclared gold from the Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu.

The precious metal was found hidden inside the shoes of 34-year-old Kamal Kumar Bista of Tapeshwari-9, Udayapur.

He was arrested at country's sole international airport while he was returning from Qatar by an Air Arabia flight.

Further investigation is underway, said police.