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Two Indian women held with 92 kg of marijuana in Nepal

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Two Indian women were arrested for allegedly smuggling 92 kg of marijuana into from today, police said.

Sumitra Devi Sahani, 35, and Rimki Devi, 25, both residents of Chhatauni Kalam village in neighbouring Indian state of Bihar's district, they were quotes as saying in

According to police, the duo were arrested by 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 managed to escape, leaving behind the two women, the report said.

The packets were hidden in the vehicle, including inside the doors, trunk, false roof and underneath the seats, Superintendent of Police (SP) Bikash said.

The contraband was procured from Kailash rural municipality of 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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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 19:45 IST