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Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Three Indian nationals were Sunday arrested by the Nepal police for allegedly trying to smuggle 360 kgs of cannabis to India.

Acting on a tip-off, police arrested the accused from Nepal's Dhading district while they were trying to smuggle the contraband drugs in an Indian container truck.

The arrested have been identified as Om Prakash from Uttar Pradesh, Gulaf Khan and Marupal Verma from Bihar.

"The police have started further investigation into the matter taking the trio in custody. The confiscated hashish is the largest bust of illegal contraband this year," police said.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 20:30 IST