American held with 693 gram undeclared gold

KATHMANDU: An American national of Bhutanese origin was arrested in possession of 693 gram undeclared gold from the Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu on Friday.

Khagendra Gajmer, holding the passport number 52298163, had landed at the Airport from a Qatar Air flight before he was arrested during the x-ray examination yesterday.

Gajmer had hidden four bracelets of precious yellow metal in his handbag and jacket pocket, according to police.

Further investigation is underway.