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BGB seizes drugs, valuables worth Tk 65cr in March

Staff Correspondent | Published: 01:25, Apr 03,2020

 
 

The Border Guards Bangladesh seized smuggled valuables and drugs worth Tk 65.33 crore in drives at bordering areas in March.

The seized drugs and alcohol included 9,33,082 pieces of Yaba tablets, 40,314 bottles of Phensedyl, 9,685 bottles of foreign alcohol, 928 Kg Hemp, among others, said a press release.

Besides, gold, dresses, cosmetics, vehicles, guns and ammunitions, among other items were seized in the drives.

The border guards also arrested 342 people accused of smuggling drugs and other items, while 27 Bangladeshi and six Indian citizens were arrested for illegally crossing the border.

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