Kathmandu, September 7
Police have arrested three persons on the charge of smuggling marijuana to Nepal from the United States via the post office.
SSP Bikas Raj Khanal of the Nepal Police Narcotics Control Bureau says the police first arrested Manoj Kumar Rai of Kavre, who went to the Dillibazar post office to receive his parcel on Monday.
Based on his tip-off, Rahul Chhetri and Ankit Kumar Shrestha of Kathmandu got arrested.
The post office officials had informed the police of a suspicious parcel as soon as they received them.
Further investigation into the people smuggling marijuana is underway and details are awaited.
Of late, smugglers have turned the post office into a hub of drug smuggling. Read the full story here.