According to police, the duo were arrested by Hetauda Police at Rajaiya after police recovered 44 packets of marijuana during a random security check of a Indian registered vehicle.
When police stopped the vehicle, the driver managed to escape, leaving behind the two women, the report said.
The contraband was procured from Kailash rural municipality of Makawanpur district and was being smuggled to India, the police said.
Further investigation into the case is underway and search is on for the driver, they added.
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