Man held with 17 kg undeclared gold

RASUWA: A 31-year-old man was reportedly arrested by Timure Border Police Post in Rasuwa in possession of undeclared gold from Rasuwagadhi border this morning.

Karsang Dawa Tamang, a permanent resident of Chilime in Parbati Kunda Rural Municipality in the district, was arrested with 17 kilograms of illegally imported gold today.

According to police, the contraband was imported from Kyirong, China.

Police Inspector Ranjan Kumar Dahal was quoted in the Rastriya Samachar Samiti as saying, a jeep (Ba 11 Cha 7918) that was used for importing the gold was also impounded.