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Man held with 4.416kg smuggled gold in Darshana

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 5th April, 2023 05:30:16 PM
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Boarder Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has arrested a person with 22 gold bars measuring 4.416kg from Darshana border in Chuadanga district.

Acting on an intelligence report, Moheshpur Battalion (BGB-58) commander Lt Col Masud Parvej Rana along with others ambushed Uthuli area of the border on Wednesday.

While crossing the ambush area, a motorcyclist was suspected and chased. At one stage, BGB managed to capture the person and seized the gold bars from his possession.

The arrestee is identified as Md Sayeed Khan, son of Md Abdur Razzak Mandal, hailing from village Mobarakpara of Darshana under Chuadanga.

Estimated value of the recovered gold bars is Tk 3,74,89,134.

During interrogation, Sayeed Khan  admitted that he was going to smuggle out the gold dodging tax.