Man held with 14 gold bars at Benapole

Sun Online Desk

17th February, 2019 01:15:05 printer

Man held with 14 gold bars at Benapole

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a suspected gold smuggler along with 14 gold bars from Putkhali border in Benapole on Saturday evening, UNB reports.


The arrestee was identified as Dilip Halder, 35, son of Khudiram Halder.


Being informed that a consignment of gold was being smuggled to India, a team of BGB conducted a drive and arrested Dilip along with the gold weighing 1.630 kilogram worth Tk 85 lakh, said Lt Col Imram Ullah Sarker, commander of BGB-21 battalion.


Later, he was handed over to Benapole Port Police Station after filing of a case in this connection.