205 kg marijuana seized, 11 held

RAJBIRAJ: Police seized 205 kg of marijuana and arrested 11 persons from a vehicle in Saptari on Sunday evening.

A team of police, deployed from Area Police Office, Kalyanpur, intercepted the vehicle at Arnaha-5.

The suspects who were smuggling the contraband are identified Birendra Kumar Yadav, Ram Kumar Yadav, Ashish Kumar Ram, Chulhai Ram, Ramnath Ram and Jamaniya Sada of BisanpurKatti VDC, and Birendra Kumar Chaudhary of Bhawanipur VDC.

Police Inspector Chhedi Lal Kamati informed that Bhagwani Sada of Piprapurva VDC and Ganesh Paswan of Tikuliya VDC were also held.

The suspects were present before the District Court today and remanded in judicial custody, according to police.