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BGB seizes gold bars worth Tk 49.6 million in Jashore

| Updated: December 10, 2020 15:49:14


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Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 60 gold bars, worth Tk 49.6 million (4.96 crore), from Shahzatpur border in Chougachha upazila of Jashore district early Saturday.         

Tipped off, a team of BGB-49 conducted a drive in the area and recovered the gold bars left abandoned in the area, said Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Selim Reza, commanding officer of BGB-49.

However, no one was arrested in this connection as the smuggler managed to flee the scene sensing the presence of the border guards, UNB reports.

The seized items were deposited to the Jashore Customs.

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