Youth arrested with brown sugar in Siraha

KATHMANDU: A person was arrested on the charge of possessing illegal drugs from Golbazaar Municipality-5 of Siraha district on Monday morning.

Police arrested Baliram Mahato (25) along with 600 grams and 300 milligrams of brown sugar from Golbazaar.

A joint team of police deployed from District Police Office, Siraha and Area Police Office, Golbazaar raided Mahato's house and arrested him after discovering brown sugar hidden inside for the purpose of selling and distribution, informed police. Police also confiscated Rs 22,810 cash from the site.

Meanwhile, further investigation into the case is underway, said police.