'Smuggler' held with 14 gold bars | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, February 20, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, February 20, 2019

'Smuggler' held with 14 gold bars

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested an alleged smuggler with 14 gold bars from Putkhali border area under Benapole Port Police Station on Saturday night.

The arrestee was Dilip Halder, 33, son of Khudiram Halder of Satmile Putkhali village.

Tipped off, a team of BGB-21 Battalion conducted a drive in the area around 11:00pm and arrested Dilip Halder with 14 gold bars worth Tk 85 lakh while it was being smuggled to India, said Lt Col Imranullah Sarker, commanding officer of the battalion.

The seized gold was deposited to Benapole customs house godown and a case was filed, he said.

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