Gedu police is done with an investigation on money laundering where three suspects were involved and the case has been forwarded to OAG on 30 November 2018.
Police said that, for now, police have charged them for money laundering, however, the nature of crime may defer with an investigation by the OAG. The initial incident took place on 5 October whereby Gedu police intercepted three men in possession of Nu 5.25 million and Indian rupee INR 195,000 from Jumja, Gedu. The said amount was hidden in a black bag under a carpet of the vehicle that they were driving.
In addition, from their possession, police have seized 11.12 grams of hashish. It was learnt that, the two suspects tested positive for THC. Since they were found under the possession of controlled substance, they were charged for substance abuse.
Meanwhile, the three suspects, 30 male from Haa, 26 male from Chukha and 31 male from Paro were sent on bail. They said that, the seized amount is probably related to gold smuggling.