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One arrested, 5 gold bars recovered in Jhenaidah

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 31st July, 2022 09:34:24 PM
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Boarder Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested one person and recovered five gold bars weighing 582.68 grams at Moheshpur upazila in Jhenaidah on Sunday.

Rabiul Islam, son of Moksed Ali of Gurdaha village under the upazila, was arrested from a Chuadanga-bound bus named Haji Deluxe at Khalishpur area at 9am. 

Taslim Mohammad Tarek, additional director of 58 battalion of BGB, confirmed the arrest.

The bus bearing registration number Dhaka Metro GA-12-0001 was going from Dhaka to Chuadanga.

In interrogation, Rabiul said the gold was smuggled into the country evading tax.