17-kilograms gold recovered from Nepal-China's trade route

ANI | Updated: Nov 18, 2017 14:32 IST

Kathmandu [Nepal], Nov.18 (ANI): Seventeen kilograms of gold on Saturday was confiscated from Nepal-China's only operational trade route.

Nepalese Police recovered 17 kilograms of gold from Kerung border point of Rasuwa, the only trade route currently in operation between Nepal and China, reports the Kathmandu Post.

According to officials, they received a tip-off that a jeep was transporting gold from Tibet.

The gold was confiscated during a security check.

The jeep has been seized and the driver has been arrested.

An investigation is underway. (ANI)