BSS-25 Smuggled goods of Tk 903cr recovered last year

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Smuggled goods of Tk 903cr recovered last year

DHAKA, Jan 6, 2019 (BSS) – The para-military force Border Guards Bangladesh
(BGB) in its countrywide drive last year recovered smuggled goods and
contraband items worth Taka 903.74 crore, said a press release today.

The smuggled contraband drugs included: 1,26,58,518 pieces of yaba tablets,
3,59,150 bottles of phensidyl, 79,286 bottles of foreign wines, 13,682 kg of
cannabis, 33.51 kg of heroin, 8,34,695 pieces of sex-stimulating tablets and
19,448 seductive injections.

While the smuggled goods are 195.789 kg gold, 93,800 pieces of sharees,
26,085 pieces of three pieces, 1,18,836 meter of clothes, 43,059 readymade
dresses and 2,38,502 CFT wood during the period.

The para-military border watchdog also seized 63 pistols, eight shutter
guns, four one point gun, one AK-47 rifle, three revolvers, 10 pieces of air
pistols, 11 air guns, three pipe guns, one two points gun, 76 magazines, 372
bullets, 56 crude bombs, 12 different other bombs, 504 kg sulfur, 10 pieces
of Newtel-90 9explosive), 17 detonators and 28.100 gram gunpowder, the
release added.

It also detained 2,705 people for their alleged involvement in drug
smuggling and 1,316 others for illegally crossing Bangladesh territory.

BSS/PR-AHJ/FI/ 1806 hrs