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POST TIME: 11 August, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Man arrested with 624 gold bars in Jashore
Our correspondent, jashore

Man arrested with 624  gold bars in Jashore

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrest a man along with 624 gold bars, from Shikarpur border point in Sharsha upazila of Jashore on Thursday night. Inset, the seized gold bars. INDEPENDENT PHOTO

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive arrested a man along with 624 gold bars, weighing some 73 kg, from Shikarpur border point in Sharsha upazila on Thursday night.

The arrestee was identified as Mohiuddin, 35, son of Tozammel Hossain of Shikarpur village.

Tipped off that a huge consignment of gold was being smuggled out of the country, a team of BGB-49 conducted a drive at Narikelbaria at night and arrested Mohiuddin along with the gold bars worth Tk 35.77 crore, said Commanding officer of BGB-49, Lt Col Ariful Haq.