Smuggling of petroleum products to India rises with price differences
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KATHMANDU: The difference in prices of petroleum products in Nepal and India has become a cash-making enterprise for mafias energetic on the borders of India and Nepal.
The smuggling of petrol and diesel is going down in areas adjoining the Nepal border with folks going to Nepal on bikes and bicycles, and coming again with gallon cans stuffed with fuel to villages in West Champaran district, Indian media reported.
Reports of smuggling of fuel emerged from over two dozen villages like Bhiritarwa, Basantpur, Semarwari, Bhaluwahiya, Bhagha, and many others positioned on the India-Nepal border, IANS reported.
These are unchecked locations because of the open borders between the 2 international locations.
The prices of petrol and diesel are a lot decrease in Nepal in comparison with India.