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Man held with 16 gold bars

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  • 18 August, 2022 12:00 AM
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Man held with 16 gold bars

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Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a person along with 16 smuggled gold bars weighing 1.846 kilogram in Benapole border of Jashore on Wednesday morning.

The arrestee is Jony, son of Mizanur Rahman. He hails from Choto Achra village under Benapole Port Police Station.

Members of BGB 21 Goga Camp nabbed him in front of United High School area at about 9:00 am. Lt Col Tanvir Rahman, commander of 21 BGB Battalion, said intelligence information led to the arrest and seizure of the gold bars.

Jony was carrying the gold in various parts of his body and the value of the gold is Tk 1.53 crore, he said.

Later, BGB handed Jony over to Sharsha Police Station.