One held with 10 kg red sandalwood in Mahottari

GAUSHALA: The Armed Police Force (APF) has arrested a man along with 10 kilograms of red sandalwood from Malibara village of Jaleshwor Municipality-3 in Mahottari district this morning.

The arrested has been identified as Ramprit Paswan (51) of Janakpur Sub-Metropolitan City-3 in Dhanusha district, according to the APF Customs and Revenue Company, Jaleshwor, Mahottari.

Deputy Superintendent of APF, Dinesh Malla, said that Paswan had smuggled the red sandalwood to Nepal from India.

Malla further informed that Paswan along with the seized red sandalwood were handed over to the Main Customs Office, Jaleshwor, for necessary action.