Police bust drug traders, seize 500-kg-marijuana and illegal firearms

DHADING: Police on Friday arrested four persons in possession of illegal firearms and huge cache of cannabis from Owang village in Benighat of Dhading.

The arrestees have been identified as Gunja Bahadur Ghalan (40) of Icchha Kamana rural Municipality, Chitwan, Thulo Kancha Tamang (40), Sano Kancha Tamang (30) and Bir Bahadur Tamang (30) of Benighat Dhading.

A joint team of police personnel deployed by Police Beat Danda Kharka, Area Police Office, Gajuri and Gandaki State Police Office recovered four muzzle-loaders and 500 kg of marijuana from the arrestees’ residences, officials informed.

Police have kept the accused in detention at District Police Office in Dhading for further investigation.