Staff Reporter

NEW DELHI: A 22-year-old Japanese national has been arrested at Indira Gandhi International Airport here on charges of possessing hashish.

Nakamura Yukihito was about to board a flight to Bangkok when Sub-Inspector Kamal Singh of the Central Industrial Security Force stopped him for a security check around 11 p.m. on Tuesday.

During frisking, the police officer allegedly detected 160 capsules wrapped round Nakamura’s groin area.

On further investigation, the capsules were found to be containing 144 gm of fine quality hashish.

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