RAB recovers 480 canes illegal bears from capital

DHAKA, Feb 3, 2017 (BSS) - A petrol team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-1 has seized 480 bottle foreign bears from a private car at city's Gulshan area yesterday, said a RAB release here today.

The RAB-1 team led by Major Ishtiaq Ahmed detained a private car bearing a registration number with Dhaka Metro-Ga 11-2242 and recovered 480 canes foreign bears in five paper made cartoons inside the car after searching it at Gulshan -1 at 4.20pm on Thursday.

The estimated price of these recovered bears is at least Taka 1.44 lakh.

The RAB team also arrested the driver and owner of the private car --M Golam Sarwar, 40, son of late Joynal Abedin of village Dahorgoap of Homna upazila under Comilla district.

After primary interrogation, Golam Sarwar admitted that he was long been involved with illegal trading of bears to the drug peddlers at Gulshan-Banani area, said the RAB release.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)