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Youth held with 10 gold bars in Magura

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A youth has been detained with 10 gold bars in Magura, anti-narcotics cops said on Thursday.

The detainee has been identified as Sakib Hossain, 22, of Sharsha upazila of Jashore.

Acting on a tip-off that drugs were being transported to Jashore from Chattogram, a team of the Narcotics Control Department detained the youth with the gold bars from a bus of ‘Eagle Paribahan’ at Parnanduali bus terminal on Wednesday afternoon.

During primary questioning, Sakib admitted that he was carrying the gold bars from Dhaka to Jashore, said Magura Narcotics Control Department inspector Kabir Ahmed.

Sakib was later handed over to Magura Sadar police station. “A case has been filed in this regard,” said the official.

Source: United News of Bangladesh