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SSB arrests two persons from Indo-Nepal border

Press Trust of India  |  Motihari 

The Sashashtra Seema Bal (SSB) has arrested two persons including a Nepalese citizen along with Nepalese currency notes from border in Bihar's East Champaran district, officials said today.

The two arrested persons have been identified as Ashish Kumar and Patel.

Ashish is the resident of Sitamarhi district while Vijay is the resident of Parsa district in

SSB's 47th battalion Commandant Sonam Chhering said that SSB's team arrested the two persons along with Rs 6 lakh Nepalese currency during routine search of a vehicle yesterday.

The duo was arrested when they crossed into Indian side from riding motorcycle near pillar number 393 under Raxaul police station of the district, he said adding that Rs 6 lakh was kept in a bag in the dickey of the bike which bore the Nepalese registration number.

The two persons were handed over to Motihari Customs officials along with the seized money and motorcycle, SSB official said.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 12:28 IST