The Border Guards Bangladesh seized smuggled valuables and drugs worth Tk 97.18 crore in drives at bordering areas in January.
The seized drugs and alcohol included 7,23,685 pieces of Yaba tablets, 40,741 bottles of Phensedyl, 11,792 bottles of foreign alcohol, among others, said a release.
Besides, gold, dresses, vehicles, guns and ammunitions, among other items were seized in the drives.
The border guards also arrested 272 people accused of smuggling drugs and other items, while 38 Bangladeshi and two Indian citizens were arrested for illegally crossing the border.
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