Update December 3, 2016

Dhaka 2-18 pm, 15-May, 2021

Contraband and trafficking goods worth Tk 131.77 cr seized in November: BGB

Mirajul Moin Joy

3 December 2016, Nirapad News: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in separate drives at different border areas seized trafficking goods and various contraband items including yaba tablets, heroin and foreign wines worth over Taka 131.77 crore in last month.

Total 341 people were handed over to concerned police stations for their alleged involvement in trafficking goods and illegal trespassing, said a BGB press release here this evening.

Besides, the para-military force also prevented 2,320 nationals of Myanmar to illegally entrance to Bangladesh territory.

The seized contraband items are 18,54,026 pieces of yaba tablets, eight kgs of heroin, 15,694 bottles of foreign wines and 71,78,930 pieces of sex-stimulating tablets.

The BGB members also seized six pistols, seven guns, seven magazines and 36 bullets from different border areas.

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