Gold Smuggling: According to international sources, the main sources of gold are Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar and South Africa. Rumors from these countries reach Bangladesh.
Kolkata: The entire Bengal knows that Kest-garh is a cow smuggling corridor, thanks to the investigation of the detectives. Although not only cows, many things are smuggled through the border of Bangladesh, the investigators have admitted. Just as cows are smuggled from this state to Bangladesh, kgs of gold are smuggled into this country from the other side. How and in what way does the golden biscuit come?
‘Smuggling’ to meet demand
In today’s era, due to the dominance of technology, the method has changed, the route has changed. However, as before, the hands of the mafia are being smuggled in crores of gold. In the number of countries in the world where the demand for gold is high, the name of India comes at the top of the list. And to meet this demand, at one time international mafia like Dawood Ibrahim used to smuggle gold by sea. And now?
Various new methods of trafficking
Stuffing suitcases or other old methods are now a thing of the past. Smugglers are bringing gold to this country using new methods, according to intelligence sources. Gold is smuggled into belts, shoes, and even bandages made of gold ointment.
Which way comes stolen gold?
According to international sources, the main sources of gold are Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar and South Africa. Rumors from these countries reach Bangladesh. ‘Hundiras’ are involved in these transactions. According to Bangladesh Police, there are currently 26 gold smuggling rackets active in Bangladesh. The gold reached the hands of smuggling syndicates from Dhaka to Jessore. With the help of carriers, gold was smuggled into India through the border areas. According to sources, carriers get 6-15 thousand rupees for one time smuggling.
‘Safe route’ for gold smuggling in India?
According to Central Customs Department sources, one of the routes of stolen gold from Bangladesh to Kolkata is Jayantipur near Petrapole, Bangaon Town via Angai. Again, gold smuggling continues through Basirhat, Bagda border of North 24 Parganas. In a bucket full of grain is a bucket of manure, and hidden within it are 21 gold bars. BSF’s eyes widened by the amount of gold recovered from farmers in Baghdad.