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Tk. 38-lakh smuggled goods seized in Lalmonirhat

RANGPUR, May 22, 2018 (BSS)-Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), in a series of raid in the last 10 days, have seized huge smuggled goods worth Taka 38.14-lakh and arrested eight suspected smugglers from different frontiers of Lalmonirhat district.

BGB sources said Lalmonirhat 15 BGB battalion conducted the raids from May 11 to 21 last.

Later, the seized smuggled goods were deposited with the customs authorities and arrested persons handed over to the respective police stations after filing cases against them.

The seized goods included 1,764 bottles of phensidyl, 370 bottles of foreign wine, 1,042 kg ganja, six packets of paddy seed, 12 motorcycles, 140 packets of 'Mehedi', 13 bicycles, seven mobile phone sets, 15 SIM cards, seven cows, 112 kg cumin, 50 bottles of Scup syrup, 33 packets of horlics, 50 bottles of pesticides, 14,300 mini packs of 'Naboratna Oil', 4,850 mini tea packets, one horse, 675 kg tobacco, 50 kg sugar and 108 sets of playing cards.

The BGB battalion would continue the anti-smuggling drives in the bordering areas to prevent smuggling in of drugs, narcotics substances and other goods.