Arrested after 11 years

PHIDIM: Police arrested Gangaram Mukhiya of Siwa VDC, who was accused of smuggling drugs.

He was arrested after 11 years from Phidim in Panchthar on Thursday.

District Court, Jhapa had convicted him for smuggling drugs on April 17, 2004 and had sentenced him to two years’ jail term and slapped a fine amount of Rs 15000.

Panchthar Police Chief Krishna Prasad Koirala said the accused has been sent to custody for the further investigation.