Benapole (Jesore): Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members arrested a young man named Ashiq Mia (26) along with dollars, Saudi riyals, Canadian dollars and rupees from a packet of biscuits at Benapole check post.
He was detained from Benapole Checkpost BGB checkpoint on Saturday (September 3) evening.
According to BGB, one passport passenger entered Bangladesh with a large amount of foreign currency from India. Based on such secret information, a suspected passport passenger’s bag was searched in front of Benapole Checkpost International Passenger Terminal. At this time, 22,300 US dollars, 57,000 Saudi Riyals, 10,000 Canadian dollars and 720 Indian rupees hidden inside the biscuit packet were seized in the bag.
Subedar Mahabub, Company Commander of Benapole Checkpost ICP Camp of Jessore 49 BGB, said that the estimated value of seized foreign currency in Bangladeshi Taka is 51 lakh 18 thousand Taka. And the detained accused will be handed over to Benapole Port Police Station for legal action against him.
Bangladesh Time: 2103 hours, September 03, 2022
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