August 15, 2022, 9:32 am

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2022-07-01 12:01:55 BdST

Narcotics officials arrest a person with 10 gold bars in Magura

Department of Narcotics Control has arrested a person with 10 gold bars weighing 100 bhories in Magura. 

Hailing from Sharsha Upazila of Jashore, Sakib Hossain was arrested from Parnanduali bus terminal of Magura Wednesday afternoon. He is son of Iajul Islam of village Putkhali under Sharsha.

Kabir Ahmed, Inspector of Department of Narcotics Control in Magura, said they received secret information that a consignment of yaba was being carried by a bus from Chattogram to Jashore via Magura.

“We intercepted the bus at Magura bus terminal and searched suspected passengers. At one stage, 10 gold bars were recovered from the shoes of Sakib Hossain.”

He said Sakib admitted to have possessed the smuggled gold bars which were being carried to Jashore.

Nasir Uddin, Officer-in-Charge of Magura Sadar Police Station, said “I have heard the incident. Due legal action will be taken against the arrestee.”

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