Man arrested with undeclared gold

KATHMANDU: A man has been arrested in possession of 258 gram undeclared gold from the Tribhuvan International Airport on Friday.

He was importing three biscuit-shaped plates of the precious yellow metal from Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates capital, according to police.

The suspect has been identified as 40-year-old Tulas Bahadur Khadka (passport number 3892233) of Dolakha, police said.

He had landed at the Kathmandu airport via an Etihad Airways flight (EY 292).

He had hidden the gold plates under his wait.