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Police seek Interpol help in gold smuggling case


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2023 Aug 27, 7:52, Kathmandu

Nepal Police have sought help of the International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) in the recent gold smuggling case. The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police, which is launching investigations into the case, has written to the Interpol in this regard citing foreign citizens were found involving in the case, it has been said. The CIB has written to the Interpol, Hong Kong and India seeking help, said Inspector General of Police Basanta Bahadur Kunwar.

 On 19 July, 2023, the Department of Revenue Investigation confiscated 60.716 kg gold bars from in front of the customs office at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Following this, the Nepal Police have been investigating the matter after arresting 23 people in the case. A Chinese national and an Indian one are also found to have been involved in the case, said the police.

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