Nepal’s ex-crown prince arrested in Thailand with marijuana

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paras-shahKathmandu: Paras Shah, Nepal’s former crown prince known for his flamboyant lifestyle, was arrested by Thai police July 10 with 12 gm of marijuana.

Top diplomatic sources confirmed to IANS that Thai police had informed the Bangkok-based Nepal embassy the same day. Thai police have not shared much details with Nepali authorities regarding his arrest. He was arrested from Hotel Debit July 10 evening with the contraband marijuana. This is not the first time he was arrested by the Thai police on drug possession charges.

The Thai police also informed the Nepal embassy that he was presented at a local criminal court after being charged but declined to divulge details where he was kept.