5-taka notes worth Tk 45,000 seized at Benapole 

5-taka notes worth Tk 45,000 seized at Benapole 

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Dhaka – Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized Bangladeshi five-taka notes worth Tk 45,000 from no-man’s land area in Benapole International Checkpost on Monday.Being tipped-off, a team of BGB-49 battalion conducted a drive in the area at noon and seized the notes as abandoned condition from a school bag while being smuggled into India, said Lt Col Ariful Haque, commanding officer of the BGB battalion.A case was filed.Due to high demand by Indian drug addicts, the Bangladeshi two-taka note and five-taka note are smuggled into India. Drug addicts use these notes to roll into a pipe to inhale smoke from Yaba, a powerful addictive stimulant, and heroin.UNB news agency

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