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6.547kg of gold recovered from Kolkata-bound Maitree Express train

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 14th December, 2022 12:58:48 PM
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6.547kg of gold recovered from Kolkata-bound Maitree Express train

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Customs detectives recovered 55 gold bars, weighing 6.547 kilograms, and arrested eight people from Kolkata-bound Maitree Express train on Wednesday morning.

The arrestees were identified as Md. Sohel Rana (47), Billal Bepari (52), Tajbir Ahmed (38), Nazmul Hassan Nirav (30), Md Shahe Alam (40), Md Nadeem (41), Sultan Chowdhury (26) and Md Suman (36).

The gold bars were recovered at around 6:30am searching their bodies, sources said.

The estimated market price of the gold is around Tk 4.5 crore.

A process is underway to file a case against the arrestees.