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9 gold bars seized in Benapole

UNB . Dhaka
27 Nov 2022 12:25:06 | Update: 27 Nov 2022 12:27:05
9 gold bars seized in Benapole
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Border Guard Bangladesh members seized nine gold bars weighing 1 kg from an auto rickshaw at Amrakhali area in Benapole on Saturday night.

Tipped off, a team of BGB-49 battalion conducted a drive in the area at 9:30 pm.

BGB members tried to stop the auto-rickshaw driver heading towards Kagojipukur but its driver managed to escape, said BGB 49 in a press release on Sunday.

Later the gold bars worth Tk 93.5 lakh were recovered from the auto-rickshaw which were concealed in a hole.

BGB-49 said they are trying to arrest the driver and a case will be filed at Benapole port police station in this regard.

The seized gold will be deposited into the government treasury, said the press release.