Malaysian arrested with 11 kg cocaine

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KATHMANDU, APR 04 – The Narcotics Control Bureau of Nepal Police arrested a Malaysian woman with 11 kilograms of cocaine from the Tribhuvan International Airport.

Malaysian national Marina Binti Jamaluddin with passport number A 34891381 was apprehended from TIA on Friday night when she was about to leave for Rome, Italy via Doha.

The cocaine, worth Rs. 160 million in the international market, was found concealed in five laptop bags.

Police said that upon investigation she revealed that she had brought the drug from Brazil and had landed in Nepal via Malaysia and New Delhi.

Police also said that the arrested woman had been living in an apartment in Lazimpat.