Jhapa, March 13 : Two persons have been arrested on Saturday from Arjundhara and Mechinagar municipalities of Jhapa district along with the banned narcotics, brown sugar. The arrested are Kumar Rajbanshi, 45, of Mechinagar-12 and Res Bahadur Sarki, 36, of Bhangbari in Arjundhara-4, according to the District Police Office, Jhapa.
A police team deployed from Area Police Office, Kankarvitta and Drug Control Bureau arrested Rajbanshi on Saturday along with four grams of brown sugar from near Mechi Bridge and Sarki was arrested by the Khudunabari Temporary Police Post on the same day along with two grams of brown sugar. Police said that further investigation is underway on both the arrests.
Meanwhile, in Jaleswar, police have arrested a man with five and a half kilograms of marijuana in Gaushala Municipality of Mahottari District. The arrested is Harendra Sah, 35, of Gaushala-5, said Prakash Bista, Deputy Superintendent of Police, District Police Office, Mahottari.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of police deployed from Gaushala Area Police Office searched the house on Saturday evening. Police have arrested Harendra from his house and necessary action is being taken against him.