KATHMANDU: Police arrested three foreign nationals, including two women, for illegally possessing drug from their rented apartment at Samakhushi in Kathmandu on Sunday.

Acting on a tipoff, a special police squad from Narcotic Drugs Control Law Enforcement Unit nabbed two Zambian nationals, Ani Jambian Nondo (45) and Hiback Jambian Wanja (39), and the other being Mary Ann Ornaldo Figrus (24), a Pilipino.

Police recovered 688 grams of brown heroin from those arrested, who are believed to have been smuggling drugs from Pakistan.

A police investigation is under way into the matter.