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Gold worth Tk 1 crore seized at Benapole

Staff Correspondent 

Published: 00:54, 25 January 2023

Gold worth Tk 1 crore seized at Benapole

Police seized 10 gold bars weighing 1.16 kg from Shadipur border area of Benapole early Tuesday.
Kamal Hossain Bhuiyan, officer-in-charge of Benapole land port police station, said that upon receiving information that gold was being smuggled to India, a team of police conducted a drive along Shadipur border and found a person trying to cross the border.
The person left a packet and fled when police chased him.
Later, police found ten gold bars worth Tk 1 crore wrapped with white scotch tape, said the OC.
The seized gold will be deposited in the treasury department of Bangladesh Bank, added the officer.

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