BGB seizes smuggled goods, drug worth Tk 60.77 cr last month
10 May 2015, Nirapad News: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), in separate anti-smuggling drive last month, seized smuggled goods, contraband items and firearms worth over Tk 60.77 crore from different border areas, said a release today.
BGB personnel rescued 40 women and 17 children while being trafficked in the month of April. The seized contraband items include: 5, 34,904 yaba tablets, 22,285 bottles of foreign wine and 55,088 others of ?Phensidyl while the firearms include: eight pistols, two guns, two revolvers and 34 bullets.
A total of 229 people were arrested as a total 2652 cases were lodged with different police stations across the country in those connections, the release added.