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Man held with 22 gold bars at Sylhet airport

Customs Officials arrested a man along with 22 gold bars weighing around 2.5kg from Sylhet Osmani International Airport on Saturday morning.

The arrestee is Sadikur Rahman Samu, 40, hailing from Provakarpur village in Jagannathpur upazila of Sunamganj district.

Mohammad Ali, an assistant commissioner of customs intelligence, said a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines BG-248 from Dubai landed at the airport around 7am.  On suspicion, customs officials challenged Sadikur and recovered the gold bars concealed in his shoes.

Three arrested with 19,000 yaba tablets in Ctg

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested three alleged drug peddlers along with 19,000 yaba tablets from a bus in Chattogram city on Friday.

The arrestees were identified as Md Sabuj, 32, Palash Mondal, 28, and Md Nasir Hawlader, 30, hailing from Dhaka.

Being tipped off, a team of RAB-7 signaled a ‘Shyamoli Paribahan’ bus at a special check-post in front of Saikat Hotel under Kotwali Police Station at noon, said Mimtanur Rahman, senior assistant director (Media) of the Rab battalion.

When the elite force members started to search the passengers, three of them tried to flee. However, the RAB members arrested them after a chase and recovered the yaba pills searching their bodies.

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