Man held with 17 gold bars in Jashore

| Updated: August 21, 2022 14:55:21

Man held with 17 gold bars in Jashore

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Friday claimed to have detained a man with 17 gold bars weighing 1.985 kg in Sharsha upazila of Jashore.

The detainee was identified as Montaj Hossain, 45, a resident of Patuakhali.

Acting on a tip-off that drugs were being transported to India from Jashore, a team of BGB-21 detained the man with the gold bars worth Tk 16.3 million from the Rudra border area of the Sharsha upazila around 11:00am, said battalion commander Lt Col Tanveer Rahman.

The detainee has been handed over to Sharsha police, said the officer, reports UNB.

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