Police have arrested a youth from Sarlahi with 77 kg of cannabis.

Among the arrested is Ashok Kumar Lama, 30, of Hariwan Municipality-2. Deputy Superintendent of Police Madhav Prasad Budhathoki said that Lama was taken under control from Hariwan Municipality-2 on Thursday evening.

While checking a motorcycle (Ba 52 Pa 1932) in Hariwan-2 Atrauli River, he found cannabis in a plastic bag, said Budathoki. According to Budathoki, the other three who were with Lama have absconded.

According to the police, the cannabis smugglers used to take it to India through Banke, Lalbandi, Nawalpur, Hariwan and Bagmati of Sarlahi.

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