Dhangadhi: In a significant development, an Indian national has been apprehended in Kanchanpur while in possession of opium. The arrest was made by a dedicated team from the Tribhuvanabasti Area Police Office on a Saturday.
The individual in question has been identified as Sardar Dalip Singh, who had clandestinely crossed the border from India into Nepal, carrying raw opium. His illegal entry into Nepal occurred through the Bichpata checkpoint, located in close proximity to Punarvas.
Chief Inspector Hemraj Bhatt of the Tribhuvanabasti Area Police Office has confirmed the arrest and stated that a comprehensive investigation is currently underway to shed light on the circumstances surrounding this incident.