After a long drive from across the border in China, the white truck arrived in Nepal's capital at dawn with a seemingly innocuous cargo of Chinese-made clothes.
This handout photo from the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police in August 2013 shows 35 kilogrammes of seized gold, smuggled from China into Nepal. Police had been tipped off that the consignment was coming into the country.
But hidden in a cylinder inside the vehicle's front bumper was the latest haul of gold smuggled from Tibet -- bars weighing some 35 kilograms (77 pounds) and worth several million dollars on the black market.
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