RAJSHAHI, District administrations have asked all law
enforcement agencies especially the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) to check
smuggling out of raw hides of sacrificial animals through the borders in
Rajshahi, Chapainawabganj, Naogaon and Joypurhat districts.
The BGB local authorities have also instructed all the border outposts to
remain on highest alert along the frontiers so that not a single hide is
smuggled out from the country.
District Administrator Hamidul Haque said all the line departments are
pledged bound to prevent hide smuggling. The government has given
instructions in this regard.
BGB official said all the border outposts have been kept on highest alert
to prevent hide smuggling.
Besides, all the highway checkposts will enhance their vigilance in this
regard. Instruction for seizing the hideladen trucks from one district to
another has been given to all the checkpoints.
Commissioner of Rajshahi Division NurUrRahman said specific instructions
from the Ministry of Home and Commerce are given also to check hide
Asaduzzaman Asad, district unit president of Hide Traders Association, said
a syndicate is active to smuggle out hide of sacrificial animal through the
He urged all the authorities concerned to take strict measures for checking
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)