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One held with 30 gold bars in Benapole

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 10th September, 2022 11:55:11 AM
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One held with 30 gold bars in Benapole

A person has been arrested with 30 gold bars for his apparent bid to smuggle those into India through Benapole’s Balunda area of Jashore.

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a raid made the arrest and recovered the gold bars on Saturday. 

The arrestee has been identified as Ashikur Rahman, son of Abdur Razzak of Balunda village under Port Thana in Benapole.

He was carrying 30 gold bars weighing 3 kg 498 gram worth Tk 2.53 core.

Lt. Col. Tanvir Rahman, 21 BGB commander, confirmed the arrest of Ashikur and recovery of the gold.

Ashikur Rahman has been handed over to Benapole Police Station in connection with the gold smuggling.

In the last six months, 21 BGB recovered 17 kg 574 gram gold of which estimated value is Tk 12 core.