BGB seizes smuggled goods, drugs of Tk 114cr last month

DHAKA, Feb 01, 2017 (BSS) - Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized a huge quantity of smuggled goods and illegal drugs worth about Taka 113.64 crore from different parts of the country last month.

BGB personnel also arrested 137 persons for their suspected involvement in smuggling of goods and illegal drugs during the period, said an official release.

They also detained 255 Bangladeshi nationals on charges of crossing the border while held 12 Indian nationals on charges of illegal entrance into Bangladesh territory and handed over eight of the Indian citizens to the BSF last month.

It also stopped infiltration of 475 Myanmar nationals to Bangladesh and seized two pistols, two guns, 13 rounds of bullet and two magazines last month.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)