Police in Kanchanpur district seized a huge quantity of sugar imported from India by evading tax on Thursday evening.
A joint team of police deployed from Sudurpaschim Province Police and District Police Office seized the sugar from Bedkot Municipality in the district based on a tipoff.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Siddharaj Neupane said 98 sacks of sugar were seized along with a truck (SU-PA PRA 01001 KA 1901). According to him, the seized sugar is worth Rs 318,500.
The police handed over the vehicle and the driver to Gaddachauki Customs Office for further action.
Similarly, the police seized 42 quintals of sugar imported by Bikki Gupta from India after evading tax. Police seized the sugar from Gupta's storehouse after a raid this morning.