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Man held with 15 gold bars in Jashore

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 20th September, 2022 01:47:04 PM
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Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a person and seized 15 gold bars weighing 1.652 kilogram from his possession at Sarsha border in Jashore on Tuesday.

The detainee is identified as Jalal Uddin, 35, son of Ali Kadam hailing from Putkhali village under Benapole police station.

Tipped off, a special team of BGB headquarters conducted a raid at Gogo Bazaar area at 11:30am. Later, they detained Jalal Uddin from the area and recovered 15 gold bars from his motorcycle, said Khulna 21 BGB Battalion Commander Lt Col Mohammad Tanvir Rahman.

The estimated price of the gold is Tk1.25 crore.

He also said BGB has intensified patrol in the border areas to prevent gold smuggling.