Thai women nabbed for smuggling Indian currency. (Photo: Nepal Police)
KATHMANDU: Police have arrested two Thai women who were about to fly to New Delhi from Vistara Airlines at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu with around 300,000 Indian rupees.
According to the police, WANWISA JANTASAN, 32, and WARAPORN KHUNSOMBAT, 41, were traveling Thursday from Kathmandu to Delhi, India by UK156.
According to the police, the amount was found in their bag while checking their hand luggage at the X-ray machine in the hand baggage checking area of Tribhuvan International Airport.
The police recovered five hundred rupee bundle worth INR 150,000 and another bundle comprising two thousand rupee note bundle worth INR 115,000.
They are handed over to the Revenue Investigation Department, Harihar Bhawan, Pulchowk, Lalitpur for necessary investigation and action as the Indian currency banned in Nepal was found to be being smuggled to India.