03 September 2022 Saturday, 11:21 PM
Kazi Rakibul Islam, own reporter
A team of BGB arrested a youth with US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, Canadian Dollar, Indian Rupee, Bangladeshi Taka and foreign liquor from Benapole ICP. The young man was arrested on Saturday morning in front of Benapole International Passenger Terminal while returning to India.
The detained Ashiq Mia is the son of Nurul Haque Molla of Masterkandi village of Jazira upazila of Shariatpur district. According to BGB, they suspected the young man during regular search. His bag was later searched. During the search, US dollars were found inside the bag containing packets of Indian biscuits and sanapapari.
Later his baggage was further searched in the presence of the Battalion Ops Officer. After that, 22 thousand 300 US dollars, 57 thousand Saudi Riyals, 10 thousand Canadian dollars, 720 Indian rupees, 7 thousand four hundred and 30 Bangladeshi takas were found in those biscuits and gold leaf packets brought from India in a novel way. Eight bottles of foreign liquor were also recovered from him.
BGB has informed that the price of recovered goods is Tk 51 lakh 18 thousand 16.
After the case in this incident, the accused has been handed over to Benapole Port Police Station.