Three held with 202 sacks of smuggled onions

Detective Branch of Police (DB) in a drive arrested three individuals along with 202 sacks of smuggled onions from Naiorpool point in Sylhet town early Friday.The arrested are Kamrul Islam, 24, Shukkur Ali, 36, and Shanto, 18, all residents of Goainghat upazila in the district.Acting on a tip-off, a team of DB police halted a truck around 5:30 am and discovered it was transporting 10,302 kg of smuggled Indian onions.

The estimate market value of the seized onions is over Tk 10 lakh.Following the seizure, the three individuals were taken into custody in relation to the smuggling operation.A case has been lodged at Kotwali Model Police Station in connection with the incident.

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