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Smuggler held with 16 gold bars from Jashore border

Published : Wednesday, 17 August, 2022 at 12:21 PM  Count : 435
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Smuggler held with 16 gold bars from Jashore border

Smuggler held with 16 gold bars from Jashore border


Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained a man from a border of Sharsha upazila in Jashore district on Wednesday when he was smuggling gold in India.

The detained is Jony, 40, Choto Achra village in the upazila.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of BGB-21 conducted a raid at Goga border around 9:00 am and held the smuggler, said its captain Lt Col Tanvir Rahman.

He said a total of 16 gold bars of worth Tk 1.53 crore were seized from his possession.

The detained was handed over to Sharsha Police Station, he added.

SKR/EUM



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