3 held with 11kg gold

Staff Correspondent

21 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members have detained three people with 94 gold bars weighing 10.93 kg from Notunhat area of Jhikargacha upazila in Jashore on Monday.

The arrestees were identified as Md Zahidul Islam, 38, Md Yakub Ali, 28, and Md Delwar Hossain, 23.

Acting on secret information, a team of BGB detained three alleged gold smugglers along with a private car from the area, said Lt Col Selim Reza, commander of Jashore battalion (49 BGB).

After conducting a search, they found the gold bars. Later they were handed over to local police station.