Eight arrested with 2,500 smuggled bicycles in Panchagarh
Panchagarh, 20 May 2015, Nirapad News: Members of the taskforce and Boarder Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested eight people and recovered 2,500 pieces of Indian contraband bicycles worth Tk 2.5 crore from BGB check post the Dhaka- Panchagarh highway on Tuesday night.
Identity of the arrested could not be known immediately.
Commanding officer of BGB-18 Lieutenant Colonel Ariful Haque said being , a team of the task force and border force conducted a drive in the area and intercepted two trucks in the evening.
Later, they recovered 2,500 pieces of Indian smuggled bicycles from the vehicles and arrested the eight people. The seized bicycles were deposited to the BGB go-down. The arrested were handed over to the local police station.