23 kg gold seized from Bhaktapur

Police have seized 23 kg gold from a fruit container at Jagate of Bhaktapur on Tuesday.

The precious yellow metal was being smuggled to Kathmandu from Khasa.

Police said that the gold was seized during a regular security check this morning. The gold was hidden at the frontal part of the vehicle (Na 2 Kha 5058).

The seized hallmark gold was in 23 pieces, of one kg each. Its price is around Rs. 100 million in the Nepali market.

Police have impouned the vehicle and arrested its driver for investigation.

Source: THT