|Published : 23 Sep 2016, 17:50:10|
BGB arrest one with 12 gold bars in Jessore
Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a man along with 12 gold bars weighing 1.5 kg from Shikari Battala at Benapole border in Jessore district on Friday noon.
The arrestee is Asanur Rahman, son of Nur Islam, a resident of Daulatpur village in the district, reports UNB.
Liakat Hossain, acting Captain of BGB-26’s Benapole camp, said they were informed that a big consignment of gold bars was being smuggled to India from Bangladesh.
Then a team of the border force conducted a drive at Shikari Battala in the noon. During the drive, the BGB men arrested Asanur and recovered 12 gold bars after searching his body.
The market price of the recovered gold bars is estimated to be Tk 5.8 million. A case was filed with Benapole Port Police Station in this connection. –RH