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2 Indians arrested with narcotics in Nepal

Residents of Uttar Pradesh, they were trying to smuggle 42-kg of hashish through the Sunauli border checkpost.

india Updated: Oct 11, 2006 13:28 IST
Indo-Asian News Service
Indo-Asian News Service

Nepal police have arrested two Indians who were trying to smuggle narcotics from Kathmandu to the Indian state of Haryana.

Devendra Singh, 37, and Santosh Singh, 26, residents of Uttar Pradesh, were arrested on Sunday in southern Nepal while trying to smuggle out 42-kg of hashish through the Sunauli border checkpost, Nepal's official media said on Wednesday.

The drug was hidden in the Maruti van they were travelling in.

The men would be charged under the Drugs Control Act, the police said.

First Published: Oct 11, 2006 13:25 IST