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Gold smuggler held at Benapole
Customs Intelligence officials arrested a man along with six gold bars from no-man’s land area at Benapole check post on Monday morning.
The arrestee was identified as Selim Hawlader, 38, son of Shamsul Haque, hailing from Munshiganj district.
Tipped off, a team of customs intelligence officers searched body of Selim and recovered the gold bars weighing 1.25 kilograms while he was crossing no-man’s land, said deputy commissioner of Benapole Customs Intelligence Abdus Sadek.
The arrestee was handed over to Benapole Port Police Station.
A case was filed.