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12 gold bars, hidden beneath shoes, seized in Khulna

Published : Saturday, 20 April, 2024 at 6:59 PM  Count : 391

Masum Billah, 28, was arrested by police from Zero Point area in Khulna city early Saturday (April 20) afternoon with 12 gold bars, weighing about 116 grams. The market values of the gold bars is Tk 1.20 crore, police said.

Masum Billah, 28, was arrested by police from Zero Point area in Khulna city early Saturday (April 20) afternoon with 12 gold bars, weighing about 116 grams. The market values of the gold bars is Tk 1.20 crore, police said.


An alleged smuggler with 12 gold bars has been arrested in Khulna.

Masum Billah, 28, was arrested by police from Zero Point area in Khulna city early Saturday (April 20) afternoon. Arrested Masum Billah hailed from village Shakra under Debhata upazila in Satkhira district. The market value of the seized gold bars, weighing about 116 grams, is Tk 1.20 crore.
Khulna Metropolitan Police's deputy commissioner (South) Mohammad Tajul Islam said they searched a passenger bus belonging to 'Tungipara Express' after intercepting it at Zero Point area after receiving information that 12 gold bars were being taken to Satkhira from Dhaka with a view to smuggling out to India. At one stage, the gold bars concealed underneath the shoes of a passenger tactfully was found. The market value of the gold bars, weighing 116 grams, is about Tk 1.20 crore.

He said the gold smugglers had long been using Dhaka-Khulna-Satkhira route. Two to three consignments have already been seized. It is being investigated who are involved in smuggling out the gold bars.

A case was filed at Labanchara Police Station in the city in connection with the seizure of the gold bars.

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