Couple held with 28 gold bars in Bandarban

Sun Online Desk

1st December, 2020 12:59:22 printer

Couple held with 28 gold bars in Bandarban

Police arrested a couple along with 28 gold bars at Ashartali border area in Prodhanjiri village under Naikhongchari upazila of Bandarban on Monday night.

The arrestees are identified as Md Farooq and his wife Mariyan Begum, hailing from the area.

Confirming the incident, Billal Hossain Sikder, officer-in-charge (OC) of Naikhongchari Police Station, said tipped off, a team of law enforcers conducted an operation at Farooq’s house and seized 28 gold bars weighting around 15 bhori.

The couple was taking preparation to smuggle the gold to Myanmar, he said.

Preparation is underway to file a case against the arrestees with the police station in this connection, he said.