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Updated February 25th, 2024 at 23:55 IST

Indian National Arrested at Nepal's International Airport with More than 1 Kg of Concealed Gold

An Indian national was arrested with 1.44 kg of concealed gold at Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport, with the gold being concealed in 3 coffee packets.

Reported by: Digital Desk
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KATHMANDU: An Indian national was arrested on Sunday at Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport for possessing more than one kilogram of concealed raw gold. Tashlima Sultan Brusa, 37, was arrested during a security check at the airpot and police recovered 1.44 kg of gold from her. Brusa was reportedly carrying 700 grams of semi-liquid gold-like material and 740 grams of gold dust, all of it concealed in three coffee packets. 

The accused was travelling from Dubai on board a Nepal Airlines flight, the police said. The police handed her over to the customs officials in Kathmandu to initiate further investigation.

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As noted above, this is the third such incident in a week. 

On Thursday, an Indian national, identified as Mohammad Jesan, was arrested and around one kg of raw gold was recovered from his possession during a security check at the Kathmandu airport.

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On Tuesday, 35-year-old Indian national Sharif Ahmed Abdul Gafur was arrested from the international airport here for possessing almost a kilogramme of concealed semi-liquid gold-like material.

With inputs from PTI. 

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Published February 25th, 2024 at 23:55 IST

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