630 kg marijuana seized from Parsa as smugglers flee
KATHMANDU: Police seized around 630 kg marijuana from a forest near the Indo-Nepal border in Nirmalbasti of Parsa district on Saturday night.
A group of suspected smugglers, however, managed to flee, police said.
The contraband weed was left by the smugglers in the jungle in Motibasti, Nirmalbasti, when they saw a Nepal Army team running after them, police added.
After the army team informed about the incident, a police team deployed from the Pokhari Area Police Post had recovered the marijuana.
Police said they are looking for the absconding suspects and further investigation is underway.