Kathmandu: Former DIG Govind Nirawla has been arrested for investigation of 33 kg gold smugglers from the airport and investigation of the Sanam Shakya murder case. The Home Ministry's investigative committee arrested him on Sunday.
According to the sources, Niruula is kept in custody of the Metropolitan Police Circle, New Baneshwar.
After seeing the smugglers, they have been imprisoned. Nirawla had retired on April 28 last.
Nrirawla was working as a police officer in the airport last year. She was removed from there after she was trapped in smuggling.