Five held with 7 kg of gold in a weekPolice had seized 4 kg of illegal gold on Wednesday from the same house.
The Singati Area Office on Friday recovered an additional 3 kg of illegal gold from the house of Sita Tamang of Jamune in ward 3 of Bigu Rural Municipality in Dolakha district.
Police had seized 4 kg of illegal gold on Wednesday from the same house.
According to Deputy Superintendent of Police Dipak Khadka of the District Police Office, they have so far seized 7 kg of illegal gold that was smuggled in from China and arrested three people on Wednesday and two people on Thursday who were living in Tamang’s house as tenants.
All the arrested are from ward 1 of Bigu, and other people involved in the crime are absconding.
A ‘Be on the Lookout’ (BOLO) has been issued for those on the run. Further investigation into the case is going on, said Khadka.