Two held for involving in illegal silver trade

KATHMANDU: Two persons including an Indian national were arrested from Mahabouddha KMC-30 on Thursday, for conducting illegal silver business.

The arrestees have been identified as Amol Ranganath Salunkhe (37), the owner of Shreenath Silversmith Shop in Mahabouddha, KMC-30, the permanent resident of Atpadi in Sangli district in the Indian state of Maharashtra and Bimal Kumar Baraili (32) of Lahan Municipality-1 in Siraha.

A team of police deployed from Metropolitan Crime Branch acted on tip off to confiscate 41.801 kg of silver from the shop and 25 kg of silver from the customer Baraili.