Police in Parsa district on Sunday arrested a man along with Rs 500,000 in Birgunj Metropolitan City-2.
The arrested has been identified as Mohamad Aashif Ansari (43) of Birgunj-17. He was arrested after he could not reveal the source.
He had entered Nepal riding on a motorcycle (Na 25 Pa 8762). Security personnel deployed from the Inarwa-based Police Office arrested Ansari along with a huge amount of cash during a routine check. The cash was recovered from the inner part of the helmet Ansari was wearing.
Meanwhile, police have impounded the motorcycle and seized the cash while the arrestee has been charged with the Banking and Financial Institutions Act, 2073 BS.
Further investigation into the case is underway, informed Parsa District Police.