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9.5kg gunpowder seized in Chapainawabganj

12 Dec 2018, 18:39

NTV Online

Chapainawabganj: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive seized around 9.50kg of gunpowder from bordering Kukripara area in Shibganj upazila on Wednesday afternoon, reports the UNB.

Being tipped off, a BGB patrol team from Raghunathpur border outpost conducted a drive in the area around 2:2pm and challenged a man who was entering Bangladesh carrying a bag, said Sajjad Sarwer, commanding officer of BGB battalion-53.

Sensing danger, the man fled into India leaving the bag behind, he said, adding that after searching the bag, the BGB members found gunpowder.