One arrested with 960g hashish from TIA

KATHMANDU: A person was arrested on the charge of possessing 960 grams of hashish from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Thursday, police said.

Police arrested Subba Thapa Magar (41) of Nuwakot when he was attempting to smuggle the illegal drug to Qatar.

Thapa Magar had hidden the drug inside a soap package kept in his bag when he was arrested, informed police.

Meanwhile, further investigation into the case is underway, said police.