Man arrested with 65 kg of marijuana in Birgunj

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Police have arrested a man from Birgunj with 65 kilograms of cannabis.

Police have arrested Ram Kumar Moktan, 51, of Manahari Gaonpalika-6 in Makwanpur.

He was arrested from the side of Birgunj-18 Bhawanipur Road at 5 pm on Tuesday during a search and raid operation, said Om Prakash Khanal, spokesperson of the District Police Office, Parsa.

A search of a truck (Bagmati Pradesh-01-006 Kha 1828) parked on the side of the road turned up 65 kg of cannabis in four packets. The arrested Moktan is the driver of the truck.

Police said that they are investigating the drug-related offense against Moktan after taking the truck with marijuana under control.