KATHMANDU: Police said a youth was arrested in possession of a huge cache of controlled pharmaceutical drugs from Mangalbazaar in Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City-8 on Friday.

Police identified the suspect as Bikash Maharjan of LSMC-8. Police had found 73 ampoules of diazepam, 59 ampoules of nurofen, 27 ampoules of phenergan and five syringes in his possession during a routine security check in the area.

Meanwhile, police said they are looking into the case.