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SINDHULI: Six persons have been arrested with 55 kilograms of marijuana. The District Police Office, Sindhuli, arrested them with the banned narcotics on Sunday.
Organizing a press conference at the District Police Office on Monday, police made them public with the contraband.
Those arrested are Santosh Syangtang, 18, Akash Bal, 18, Ankit Moktan, 24, Saroj Syangtang , 24, of Hariharpurgadhi rural municipality of Sindhuli and Tilakdhoj Muktan, 35, of Marin rural municipality of Sindhuli and Shrawan Kumar Waiba, 24, of Bagmati municipality of Sarlahi district, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police, Shyam Bahadur Khatri.
A joint team from the District Police Office, Sindhuli and Police Post, Kyaneshwor, held them from Hariharpurgadhi rural municipality. The police had received a tip-off that the marijuana was being smuggled out of the district after being produced in the district.
Police also seized three motorcycles—Na 58 Pa 851, Na 46 Pa 2310 and Ja 7 Pa 2416, mobile telephone sets and some amount of cash from them along with marijuana. Further investigation into the case is underway, added police.