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Huge quantity of gold seized from TIA, 3 arrested

2023 Jul 20, 7:54, Kathmandu
This image shows the building of Tribhuvan Interntional Airport in Kathmandu in September 2020. Photo courtesy: Novaturient

The Department of Revenue Investigation has seized a huge quantity of gold from Tribhuvan International Airport area that had passed undetected through the customs this evening.

According to the Department, around 80-100 kilograms of yellow metal was confiscated in the course of conducting raids based on special information. 

Director General of the Department, Nabaraj Dhungana, told RSS that three persons were arrested on the charge of their involvement in smuggling the gold. It is said that the gold was brought from Hong Kong.

Other details of the incident would be revealed by today as further investigation was underway, he shared.


Tribhuvan International Airport Department of Revenue Investigation Gold kilograms Nabaraj Dhungana Hong Kong arrested
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