Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) in its countrywide drive last year (2015) recovered smuggled goods and contraband items worth Taka7.87 billion, said a press release this evening.
The smuggled goods and contraband items included: 5056,410 pieces of yaba, 4,79,536 bottles of phensidyl, 10 kg of heroin, 10,196 kg of cannabis, 3,09,776 bottles of foreign alcohol, 6,92,887 pieces of sex-stimulating tablets, 1,54,21 pieces of sarees, 22.33 kg gold and 33 touch stones.
BGB also detained 2216 people for their alleged involvement in drug smuggling and 1492 others for illegal crossing of Bangladesh territory.
The para-military border watchdog also seized 67 pistols, 40 guns, 54 bombs, 4,043 bullets and 44.9 kg gun powder, the release added, according to BSS. - Idrak