Man held with 11.5kg silver in Jashore

Published : 08 Nov 2020 10:21 PM

Police in Jashore arrested a smuggler in possession of with 11.5 kgs of silver near the Bagachara border of district’s Sharsha upazila on Sunday.

The arrestee was identified Ali Hossain, 35, son of Abdul Khaleq from Jafarpur Tulshidanga village in Kalaroar upazila of Satkhira district.

Uttam Kumar Biswas, in-charge of the Bagachara police outpost, said that the smugglers had brought a consignment of silver from India and were staying in the Jibalitala area of Bangachara area.

A police patrol team raided in the area and arrested Ali Hossain along with the silver.

The seized silver, which weighs 11.5 kg worth about Tk 11 lakh, will be deposited in the state treasury, OC Uttam said.