Published:  09:57 AM, 29 November 2019

'Indian national' held with 2 gold bars in Chattogram

'Indian national' held with 2 gold bars in Chattogram

Police arrested an 'Indian national' along with two gold bars in City Gate area on Thursday.

The arrestee was identified as Ranjit Acharya, 52.

Acting on a tip off, a team of police arrested Ranjit while crossing the police checkpost near the City Gate area in the afternoon, said Mustafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Akbar Shah police station.

Police also recovered two gold bars worth Tk 9.5 lakh, a Indian passport, Rs 2,000  and Tk 3,000 from his possession.

Police said Ranjit had long been involved in smuggling gold from Bangladesh.

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