Two detained in possession of undeclared gold

KATHMANDU: A man has been arrested in possession of 228 grams of undeclared gold from the Tribhuvan International Airport(TIA) on Tuesday.

The arrested has been identified as an Indian national, Sanjay Goyankai, who arrived in Nepal from Saudi Arabia on Saudi Arabia’s flight no. G 9-537.

After police suspected, Goyankai, who had already crossed the customs area, was checked to find three pieces of gold hidden in his shoes.

In a similar circumstance, police arrested a British national of Nepali origin who had worn a bracelet of gold weighing 94 gram.

The detained Bikki Gurung had arrived in Kathmandu from Hong Kong on flight RA 409 on Tuesday.

The arrested are in police custody for further investigation.