Three held with marijuana, banned pharmaceutical drug in Morang

KATHMANDU: Police in Morang district detained three youths riding on a motorcycle along with marijuana and banned pharmaceutical drugs in front of Rahul Petrol Pump along the Koshi Highway in Budhiganga Rural Municipality-4 on Tuesday.

The arrested have been identified as motorcyclist Sajan Harijan (25) of Gadhi Rural Municipality-2 in Sunsari district, Pramod Raya (21) and Dipak Ram (22), both residents of Katahari Municipality-4 in Morang district.

Police intercepted the trio riding on the motorcycle (Ko 29 Pa 1683), and confiscated one kilogramme marijuana and 10 bottles of Corex syrup from a bag Harijan was carrying, during the security check yesterday, according to police.

Police have impounded the vehicle while further investigation into the case is underway.