Police have arrested 52 passengers who arrived in Birgunj from Kathmandu while hiding inside a truck container. They were taken into custody by police from Birgunj’s Ghantaghar at midnight on Tuesday.
They had arrived in Birgunj via Hetauda from Kathmandu, violating rules of lockdown.
They left Kathmandu on a container of Na 5 Kha 9552, the vehicle was leaving goods and returning to Birgunj. They have said that they had given 200 rupees each to container driver.
Police have not released them till 10 am on Wednesday.