A team of the Armed Police Force (APF) on Thursday arrested an Indian national with a huge cache of explosive materials.
The suspect has been identified as 22-yer-old Rajib Kumar Shah of Gram Panchayat-18 of Panto, East Pancharan district.
According to DSP Bhim Bahadur Thapa of the APF Border Security Office, Parsa, the explosive materials were confiscated from near the Sirsiya Choti Customer Office, Birgunj.
DSP Thapa said that they have seized 50 kg of explosive materials from the possession of Shah.
He informed that the patrol team detained Shah while he was transporting the explosive materials to Nepal from India.
Shah, along with the explosive materials, has been handed over to the District Police Office, Parsa for investigation, Thapa informed.