Rawhides seized in Benapole
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel seized 553 pieces of rawhides of goat from Putkhali border area under Benapole Port Police station early yesterday.
Being tipped-off, a team of BGB 23 Battalion raided the area around 5:30am and recovered the rawhides worth around Tk 4 lakh, foiling a smuggling bid through the border by gang of smugglers, said Abdur Rahim, commanding officer of the battalion.
The smugglers, however, managed to flee the spot, sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the CO added.
A case was filed with Benapole port police station and the seized goat hides were deposited to Benapole Customs House later on the day.