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Man held with 18 gold bars in Benapole

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Published: 14:14, 10 July 2024

Update: 14:18, 10 July 2024

Man held with 18 gold bars in Benapole

Photo: Collected

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained a man along with 18 gold bars worth over Tk two crore from Baropota Bazar along Putkhali bordering area of Benapole early Wednesday (10 July).

The arrestee was identified as Limon Hossain, 30, son of Shah Alam of Putkhalki village.

Tipped off, a team of BGB-21 intercepted a man with a motorbike at Tin Raster More near Baropota Bazar early in this morning and seized the gold bars after searching his body, said commanding officer of BGB-21 Lieutenant Colonel Khurshid Anwar.

The market value of the seized gold bars is Tk 2.15 crore.

Later, they arrested Limon and handed him over to Benapole Port Police Station.

 

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