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2 kg Crystal Meth, 118 bottles of liquor seized at Teknaf

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Published: 13:46, 23 May 2022  
2 kg Crystal Meth, 118 bottles of liquor seized at Teknaf

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Monday (May 23) seized 2.119 kg Crystal Meth (Ice) and 118 bottles of liquor in separate drives at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar.

However, the BGB men couldn’t arrest any smugglers during the drives.

Acting on a tip-off that a team of BGB-2 challenged two smugglers coming from Myanmar at Keora near Domdomia BOP in the early hours of the day, said Commander of Teknaf Battalion-2 Lieutenant Colonel Sheikh Khalid Mohammad Iftekhar.

Sensing the presence of BGB members, the smugglers left the drugs and fled the scene immediately.

Later, the BGB men seized 1.056 kg of crystal meth worth Tk 5.28 crore.

In another drive at Shah Porir Dwip, when a team of BGB-2 challenged 2-3 smugglers coming from Myanmar by a boat through the Naf River around 3am the smugglers jumped into the river and managed to escape.

Later, the BGB men seized 1.063 kg crystal meth and 118 bottles of toxic liquor worth Tk 5.33 crore from the boat.

The seized drugs were kept at Battalion Sadar, he said.

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