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BGB seizes Tk 22.69cr drugs, smuggled goods in May

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Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized narcotics, arms and other smuggled goods worth Taka 22.69crore from different parts of the country, including the border areas, in the month of May.
The seized drugs include 4,47,867 yaba tablets, 33,933 bottles of phensidyl, 1,646 bottles of foreign liquor, 442 cans of beer, 1,287 kilograms (kg) of hemp, 1kg383 grams of heroin, 3,067injections, 3,633 Senegra tablets and 57,930 other tablets, according to a BGB press release issued on Monday.
The seized smuggled items include 5,520 cosmetics items, 700 pieces imitation jewellery, 74 sarees, 130 readymade garments, 42 meter clothes, 24 three pieces along with shirt pieces, 266 cubic feet wood, 175kg of tea, 6,000 kg coal, 4 private cars, 3 pickups, 2 trucks, 12 CNGs or auto-rickshws and 70 motorcycles.

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