Crude oil, wood worth Tk 3 cr seized at Karnaphuli


PV Report : Coastguard seized an oil tanker named OT Falcon along with 100mts of crude oil worth three crore taka from the estuary of Karnaphuli river on Monday.

A release signed by coast guard East Zone PRO Lt. Commander BN Sheikh Fakharuddin said 500CFT teak wood was also seized from the sea shore adjacent to Fouzdarhat bypass in another drive. Approximate value of the seized wood is about three crore taka. Seized oil tanker and wood have been handed over to Chittagong customs and the Forest Department respectively.