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Man held with smuggled gold in C’nawabganj

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a person along with over 636.30 grams of gold at Shibganj upazila in Chapainwabganj district, said a BGB release on Friday.BGB Rohonpur Battalion Commander Lieutenant Colonel Golam Kibria confirmed the matter.

Acting on a tip off, a BGB special patrol team conducted a drive at Dhuppukur area of Mobarrakpur union and arrested a gold smuggler who infiltrated into Bangladesh from India along with 44.13 bhori or (636.30 grams ) gold.The arrestee was identified as M Abdur Rahim, 30, son of late Lokman Ali of Chamucha village under Bholahat upazila. The BGB team also recovered Taka 18,895 cash from his possession.The estimated price of the recovered gold is Taka 43.48 lakh, said the release.

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