Youth held with gold bars in Chuadanga

Published : 26 Mar 2023 10:15 PM

Members of the Border Guard Bangladesh on Saturday arrested a youth with seven gold bars in Mollabarir Moar area of Jibannagar upazila in Chuadanga.

The arrestee is Jewel Hossain, 39, son of Abdul Khaleque, a resident of village Dakshinchandpur of Darshana in the district.

On information, a team of the BGB 58 conducted a drive in the area and arrested Jewel and recovered the gold bars worth Tk 64 lakh from his possession at about 8:00am, Chuadanga BGB 58 assistant director Mohammad Shaiful Islam said.

Jewel was handed over to Jibannagar police after filing a case against him with the police station, Shaiful said, adding that gold bars would be submitted to the treasury.