Nepal Airlines pilot Subarna Awale remanded in custody for 30 days

KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu District Court has remanded Nepal Airlines Corporation's senior captain Subarna Awale, who was arrested in possession of a cache of undeclared US dollar, in custody for 30 days.

After discovering USD 93,600 in his hand luggage, security personnel at the Tribhuvan International Airport had taken him in custody on Sunday night and handed over to the Revenue Investigation Department.

Awale was heading to board the national flag carrier's flight to Dubai, which he was supposed to command, at the time of the arrest.