Huge smuggled goods seized from Lalmonirhat frontier

4 November, 2018 12:00 AM printer

LALMONIRHAT: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized huge smuggled goods worth Taka 1.85 lakh in overnight raids conducted on different frontiers under jurisdictions of Lalmonirhat 15 BGB Battalion on Friday night.

“The patrolling BGB members of Moghalhat, Kashipur and Shimulbari border outposts seized the smuggled goods from different bordering areas,’ Commanding Officer (CO) of Lalmonirhat 15 BGB Battalion Lt Colonel Md Anwarul Alam told BSS.

The seized goods included 49 bottles of smuggled foreign wine, 32 bottles of phensidyl, 46 bottles of Indian Escaf syrup, two kilogram of ganja, four cows and other smuggled goods worth Taka 1.85 lakh.

“The seized smuggled goods were deposited with customs authorities and police stations concerned for taking further legal steps,” the CO said adding that BGB would continue anti-smuggling and anti-drug drives in future.