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BGB detains man with gold worth Tk 101.1 million from Jashore

| Updated: May 30, 2022 17:03:00


BGB detains man with gold worth Tk 101.1 million from Jashore

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members have detained a man along with 14.45 kg gold worth Tk 101.1 million near the Bangladesh-India border area in Jashore.

The man was identified as Md. Shah Alam, 35, a resident of Kabilpur in Chougachha, reports UNB.

Lt. Col. Shahed Minhaj Siddiqui, commander of BGB's Jashore Battalion said, on a tip-off, they managed to nab the alleged smuggler who disguised as a farmer along the border on Friday morning.

The BGB team recovered 124 gold bars of 14.45 kg worth Tk 101.1 million, a mobile phone and seized a motorcycle from the man, he said.

During primary questioning, the man admitted that he was trying to smuggle the gold bars to India.

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