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1.9 kg heroin confiscated in Chapainawabganj

FE Report | Published: August 09, 2017 06:51:40 | Updated: October 24, 2017 11:44:53

1.9 kg heroin confiscated in Chapainawabganj

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) confiscated 1.9 kilograms of heroin from Kodalkathi border area in Chapainawabganj sadar upazila on Tuesday afternoon.


Tipped off that a gang of drug smugglers was trading drugs in Kodalkathi border area, a team of the border security force conducted a drive there around 5:00pm, said AKM Raihan Hafiz, company commander of Rajshahi BGB-1 Battalion, reports UNB.

Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the drug smugglers managed to flee the scene, said Hafiz.

Later, BGB men seized 1.9 kg heroin worth Tk 3.8 million (Tk 38 lakh), he added.

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