Man held with 5 gold bars in Satkhira

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive arrested a gold smuggler along with five gold bars weighing 466.5 grams from Kaliani border area in Satkhira Sadar upazila on Friday morning.The arrested is Mostafizur Rahman, 30, a resident of Chaygharia area under the upazila.

According to BGB officials, based on secret information, a team of the battalion took place in Chaygharia area and arrested the man when he was trying to smuggle the gold bars.

Later, they recovered five gold bars from his procession.

The estimate market value of the seized gold bars is 39,37,682 Tk.

The arrested was handed over to Satkhira Sadar Police Station with a case against him and the seized gold bars were sbmitted to Satkhira Treasury office, said BGB official Ashraful Haque.

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