One held with one kg gold in Birgunj

BIRGUNJ: Parsa police have arrested a person for possession of one kg gold on Friday.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team nabbed Santosh Shah Kalwar of Sarlahi while he was illegally hauling the precious yellow metal to Rauxual in India through Shankaracharya Gate in Birgunj. Shah had hidden the gold in the air-filter of the motorbike he was riding.

Furthermore, Shah, during interrogation said that he did not know the owner of the gold.

The current market value of the gold seized from Shah’s possession stands at Rs 4.9 million, police informed.