Foreigner held with six kilos gold from Tribhuvan International Airport

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Kathmandu: The Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Customs Office has arrested a foreign national along with six and half kilograms of gold from the airport. 

A team of the Customs Office and TIA Security Office on Saturday night apprehended an Egyptian national Mohamad Mogamad Lasim along with 6.590 kilogrammes gold brought from Dubai. 

Chief of the TIA Customs Office, Tokraj Pandey said Lasim, who had arrived from Dubai on a Fly Dubai flight, was arrested on Saturday night. The Office has also taken control of two other foreigners in connection with this. The details of the arrestees have not been divulged. 

The Office confiscated the 6.5 kilos of gold that Lasim had brought in powdered form.