Tuesday, 30 May, 2023

1 held with 7 gold bars in Chuadanga

CHUADANGA: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a man along with seven gold bars from Jibannagar upazila of Chuadanga district on Saturday, reports UNB.

The arrestee is Jewel Hossain, 38, son of Abdul Khaleq of Darshana Dakshinchandpur village under Damurhuda upazila.

Lieutenant Colonel Masud Parvez Rana, director of the BGB-58 in Maheshpur, said a team of Natunpara Border Outpost (BOP) took position in the area tipped-off that a consignment of gold would be smuggled to India through border in Mollabari Morr in Jibannagar upazila.

Jewel was arrested on suspicion and later seven gold bars weighing 829.27 grams were recovered from his possession after checking, he said.

The gold was deposited to the treasury office while a case was also filed in this connection, the BGB officer added.