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Five Indians arrested in Nepal for Smuggling Gold

Kathmandu, July 25: Five Indian nationals were arrested on Wednesday for being in possession of over 3 kg of smuggled gold, worth Rs 14.7 million, at Tribhuvan International Airport here on Wednesday, police said. Iswar Das, Awatar Singh, Amrit Pal Singh, Harmindar Singh and Rijwan Ansari were arrested for smuggling gold from Bangkok. They were flying on Thai Airways. According to the police, the accused had concealed the gold in their suitcases’ wheels. “This was an innovative idea to smuggle the gold… It has been seen for the first time,” said Superintendent of Nepal Police Dinesh Raj Mainali. (IANS)