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2 held with 12 gold bars in Satkhira


Satkhira -Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested two alleged smugglers, including a member of union parishad,
along with 12 gold bars from Shikri More in Boikari bordering area of Sadar upazila on Friday night.The arrestees were identified as Ataur Rahman,45, son of late Ruhul Amin alias Bohel Sarder, and Prodip Kumar Mondal,42, son of Gopal Mondal, both residents of Boikari village of the upazila,UNB News Agency Reported.
Ataur is a member of 3 no ward of Boikari union and also general secretary of the same union unit of Awami League.Lieutenant Colonel Arman Hossain, commanding officer of Satkhira BGB Battalion-38, said tipped off, a team of the border force conducted a drive in the area and intercepted a motorcycle carrying the duo at about 10:30pm.Later, BGB members recovered 12 gold bars after searching their bodies.The market value of the gold bars would be around Tk57.20 lakh.A case was filed in this connection.


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