Smuggled Indian goods worth of Tk 1.5cr recovered

A Correspondent

1 October, 2016 12:00 AM printer

BARISAL: A joint team of Coast Guard and River Police recovered different types of smuggled Indian goods worth Tk 1.5 crore from a sand carrier cargo vessel in Kirtankhola River near Chandramohon of Barisal Sadar upazila on Friday.
Manzurul Islam, intelligence officer of Coast Guard, Barisal contingent, said acting on a tip-off, the joint team raided the cargo in the morning, sensing presence of the law enforcers, the crews of the vessel fled from the spot.
Searching the vessel, the law enforcers recovered different types of Indian cloths and sandal woods worth Tk 1.5 crore recovered from the packets loaded on the cargo, said the Coast Guard officer.
The recovered goods and seized vessel were brought to Coast Guard jetty at Barisal river port and the preparation of lodging a case in this connection was under process, he added.