2kg gold seized in Benapole


PV Desk : Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered 20 gold bars weighing 2 kg from bordering Sadipur area under Benapole Port Police Station on Wednesday morning.

On secret information, team of paramilitary force conducted a drive in the area around 9am and recovered the gold bullion worth Tk 1 crore, said Lt Col Ariful Haque, captain of BGB-49 Battalion.

However, sensing the presence of the BGB members, the smugglers fled the scene, he added.

The gold was deposited to Benapole Customs House and a case was filed in this connection.