BGB seizes 60 gold bars from Shahzatpur border

United News of Bangladesh . Benapole | Published: 14:55, Dec 05,2020 | Updated: 15:11, Dec 05,2020


The Border Guard Bangladesh seized 60 gold bars, worth around Tk 4.96 crore, from Shahzatpur border in Chougachha upazila of Jashore district early Saturday.

Tipped off, a team of BGB-49 conducted a drive in the area and recovered the gold bars left in an abandoned state in the area, said Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Selim Reza, commanding officer of BGB-49.

No one was arrested in this connection as the smuggler managed to flee the scene sensing presence of the border guards.

The seized items were deposited to with the Jashore Customs.

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