Police have arrested three persons along with 143 kg and 300 grams of cannabis from the road section at Hetauda Sub-metropolitan-11 Police Station Bharyang under the Makwanpur-East-West Highway.
The arrested are Sanak Bahadur Tamang, 28, of Barhabise Municipality-5, Sigarse, Sindhupalchowk, Some Tamang, 24, of Ward No. 8 and Sabin Tamang, 18, of Raksirang Village Municipality-1, Makwanpur, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Jayeshwar Rimal.
According to him, the driver Sanak Bahadur, co-driver Some and Savin Sabin were arrested after the cannabis was recovered from a container vehicle (Na 1 Kha 9910) heading towards Hetauda from Manahari at around 3 this morning.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Rimal said that the police team deployed from the District Police Office arrested them on the basis of special information.
Police said that they have launched necessary investigation and legal action against them.