Man held with 8 kg hashish from night bus at Naagdhunga

KATHMANDU: Police arrested a man in possession of 8.3 kg hashish from a passenger bus at Naagdhunga entry point in Kathmandu on Tuesday morning.

The night bus (Ga 1 Kha 3678) was coming to the Capital from Pokhara.

Police discovered the contraband during regular security check at around 4:15 am, according to Police Constable Sanjiv Shrestha at the Thankot Police Check Post.

The suspected drug smuggler has been identified as Juddha Ban (50) of Baglung, the Rastriya Samachar Samiti reported.

The bus has also been impounded for further investigation into the case.