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2 Hundi traders held with 5 lakh US dollar in Jashore

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested two hundi traders along with five lakh US dollar, equivalent to around Tk 4.40 crore, from Ulashi in Sharsha upazila of Jashore district on Sunday.

The arrestees are Hridoy Mia, 37, son of Rashid Bepari of Matlab upazila in Chandpur district and Ashraful Islam, 40, son of Mafizul Islam of Daudkandi upazila in Cumilla district.

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Tipped off, a team of BGB-49 conducted a drive in the area and arrested the hundi traders while they were going to Dhaka by a car early in the morning, said Commanding officer of BGB-49, Lieutenant Colonel Selim Reza.

Later, the BGB men recovered ten bundles of US dollar from the vehicle.

The arrestees were handed over to Sharsha Police.

Source: United News of Bangladesh